Democrat Senator Joe Manchin has made Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee’s nomination a little more likely.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Manchin of West Virginia, has affirmed his support for Ketanji Brown Jackson signals a united front from Democrats on her nomination.
Manchin stated, “After meeting with her, considering her record, and closely monitoring her testimony and questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, I have determined I intend to vote for her nomination to serve on the Supreme Court.”
The 50-50 Senate means that any defection of Democrats would put the nomination in jeopardy, however, Manchin carries a lot of weight among moderates, and signals Democrats look to move forward with the confirmation.
Manchin recently ended the confirmation hopes of Sarah Bloom Raskin who Biden appointed to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, so breaks from his party are common, but have not occurred on judicial nominees.
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We thought Manchin was one of the very few democrats who are actually American and support constitution, country and citizens. This proves he’s no better than AOC, PELOSI, BIDEN or any other America hating traitor. REVOLUTION IS SOLUTION.
Revolution is not the answer. Having the high ranking Republicans grow a pair would be the first step.The 2nd step is a little bit less dangerous than a civil war.
While his decision disappoints me, I cannot, in any form of honesty, say that it surprises me. What kind of nut case is he, anyway? Just take a 30 second look at her judicial record to see what kind of “judge” she is. How many times have her decisions been overturned?
Her light sentences is a big problem–she should not be in the Supreme Court