Judge Jackson faced a barrage of Republican questioning Wednesday. A common concern among many Republicans is her sentencing in child pornography cases. They say she was too lenient on defendants. Jackson has been quick to fire back, but one instance in Wednesday’s hearing made for an especially heated exchange between the nominee and Senator Lindsey Graham.
Supreme Court Nominee
Senator Lindsey Graham is set to meet with President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Tuesday afternoon. Graham sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which will vote on Judge Jackson’s nomination.
Now the chance to remake the Supreme Court for a generation becomes an opportunity for President Donald Trump to further rock the political landscape.
President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice down to four candidates ahead of Monday’s nomination announcement — his second U.S. Supreme Court justice pick less than two years into his presidency.
The process of getting a Supreme Court nominee appointed to the bench is intensive. When there’s a vacancy in the highest court in the land, the constitution lays out the responsibilities of the president and Senate to fill the open seat.