Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced Friday that he intends to vote to substantiate the nomination of radical Supreme Court docket nominee Choose Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Manchin posted his announcement to Twitter, “After assembly with Choose Ketanji Brown Jackson, contemplating her report, and carefully monitoring her testimony and questioning earlier than the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, I’ve decided I intend to vote for her nomination to serve on the Supreme Court docket. My full assertion:”

Manchin says he “carefully monitor(ed)” Jackson’s affirmation listening to this week however doesn’t touch upon Jackson defending her mushy on youngster porn criminals report or her not with the ability to say what a girl is.

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Manchin doesn’t sit on the Senate Judiciary Committee, so he received’t get to vote on Jackson till her nomination reaches the Senate ground. The evenly divided Judiciary Committee (11-11) is about to vote on April 4 with an anticipated vote within the full Senate by April 8, giving time for Manchin to vary his thoughts as extra is revealed about Jackson’s radical report (uncertain, however attainable as Manchin’s assertion says, “I intend to vote for her nomination”, not ‘I’ll.’)

A tie vote within the committee would require a majority vote by the complete Senate to deliver Jackson’s nomination out of committee. Kamala Harris would have the ability to vote to interrupt a tie within the 50-50 Senate.

Minority Chief Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced his opposition to Jackson on Thursday, sending an early sign to Republicans on opposition to Jackson’s affirmation.


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