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Mark Warner announces intention to support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson meets with U.S. Sen. Mark Warner. Photo courtesy Office of Sen. Mark Warner.

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released a statement Monday on his intent to support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

“Judge Jackson is a trailblazer and a highly qualified jurist. Her wide-ranging endorsements – from conservative jurists, civil rights organizations, law enforcement groups, and through her previous bipartisan Senate confirmations – speak to her sterling credentials.

“During her hearing and our meeting, Judge Jackson demonstrated a strong command of constitutional law, a patient and reasoned temperament, and a warm devotion to her family and to the United States. Her confirmation would also take a long overdue step toward making the composition of the Supreme Court better reflect the people it represents by finally including a Black woman.

“After careful consideration, I believe Judge Jackson embodies the highest intellect, impartiality, and honesty, and I look forward to casting my vote in support of her nomination.”

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