U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s Statement Announcing Her Support for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

WASHINGTON, D.C. [03/24/22]—Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) released the following statement announcing her intention to vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court of the United States:

“I will be voting to confirm Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court.

“This is an exciting moment. I’ve been following the hearings closely, and Judge Jackson has shown character, intellect, and grace.

“If confirmed, Judge Jackson would be the first Black woman and first former federal public defender on the Supreme Court. I have full confidence that she will protect the freedoms guaranteed in our Constitution and uphold the promise of equal justice under the law. I look forward to voting for her historic confirmation.”