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White House says Biden ‘dedicated’ to nominating black woman to Supreme Court

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki mentioned President Biden is “completely” dedicated to nominating a black woman to serve on the US Supreme Court ought to there be a emptiness.

Requested whether or not Biden, who pledged to nominate a black woman to the court docket throughout his marketing campaign, would observe via on that now that he’s president, Psaki touted the record of 11  judicial nominees the White House launched Tuesday that included three African-People.

“I feel there’s an unimaginable group of nominees. The President introduced right now, you realize, as somebody who served for 17 years on the Senate Judiciary Committee as chairman and rating member, he has a protracted historical past on judicial appointments. It is a precedence for him​,” she mentioned.​

“However our focus is on getting the Senate to verify these group of nominees and to proceed to construct a pipeline of further extremely certified nominees who’re going to replicate the values​ th​e ​p​resident has outlined​,” she mentioned. ​​

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki famous {that a} nomination can’t be made except there’s a gap and “there’s not a gap on the Supreme Court.​”
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S​he then added: “In fact, to nominate an African American woman to the Supreme Court. Sure, completely. It definitely is.​”

In a press release saying the nominations, the White House praised the “variety” of the nominees.​

“​These highly-qualified candidates replicate the ​p​resident’s deeply-held conviction that the federal bench ought to replicate the total variety of the American individuals – each in background and in skilled expertise​,” the assertion mentioned. 

However throughout the White House briefing Psaki famous {that a} nomination can’t be made except there’s a gap and “there’s not a gap on the Supreme Court.​”

Six of the 9 justices now serving had been nominated by Republican presidents.

Former President Donald Trump has three appointees serving on the bench – Justices Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett.

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