(DCWatchdog.com) – Happening Now: Following through on what he has repeatedly promised Democrats both before and since assuming the presidency, Joe Biden announced that he would nominate a Black woman to be the next United States Supreme Court Justice.
You can watch a portion of Biden’s remarks in the video further down this post.
With retiring Justice Stephen Breyer standing nearby, Biden once again pledged to appoint the first Black woman to the Court. And, Biden said he would make his decision soon and expects the Senate to act quickly.
According to National Review:
“President Biden on Thursday reiterated his campaign pledge to nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court, and said the nomination would be ready by the end of February.
“‘The person I will nominate will be someone of extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity,’ Biden told reporters at the White House. ‘And that person will be the first black woman ever nominated to the United States Supreme Court. It’s long overdue in my opinion.’…
“‘It’s my intention, my intention to announce my decision before the end of February,’ Biden said. ‘Once I select a nominee, I’ll ask the Senate to move promptly on my choice.’” [emphasis added]
Here’s the video of the relevant portion of Biden’s remarks.
BIDEN: "The person I will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity and that person will be the first Black woman ever nominated to the United States Supreme Court." pic.twitter.com/nvGJGgpVAK
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