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Ketanji Brown Jackson’s created a historic Supreme Court confirmation received a standing ovation

Ketanji Brown Jackson's created a historic Supreme Court confirmation received a standing ovation
Ketanji Brown Jackson's created a historic Supreme Court confirmation received a standing ovation

On Thursday, a bipartisan vote confirmed the first black woman nominated for the supreme court. For Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Senate chamber erupted with cheers. Supporters of Jackson and democratic lawmakers jump out of their seats for a long. Also, a standing ovation by Vice President Kamala Harris, who presided over the confirmation, was gaveled in the 53-47 tally. 

Know who voted for Jackson-

voted for Jackson, all 50 Democrats, and three Republicans, Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Mitt Romney of Utah. While many GOP members shuffled out of the room after casting their “no” votes, Romney remained, clapping to mark the momentous occasion. He was soon joined by Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat of West Virginia, who hugged him.

A delay caused by Sen became a historic moment. Rand Paul was the one who showed up to vote roughly 15 minutes after the other 99 senators had. In the Roosevelt room at the white house, Less than two miles away, President Joe Biden and Jackson rejoiced as they watched the final vote flash across the television. jurist are 51 years old and will serve as the 116th justice and first Black woman on the Supreme Court once retiring Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, 83, steps down from the bench this summer.

Know what the chair of the black congressional caucus said- 

Rep. Joyce Beatty of Ohio, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, said, “We have all witnessed today that history has been made. This is a watershed moment,”. Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader, is gone from the chamber with a smile on his face and two thumbs up. On Thursday, Sen Cory Booker of New Jersey, a member of the Judiciary Committee who grew emotional during Jackson’s confirmation hearings, said he felt “immense pride and so much joy”.

One of the most powerful women in American politics, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, remarked on the diverse range of experience Jackson will bring to the court as a soon-to-be former federal judge and federal public defender. Pelosi said, “With Judge Jackson’s historic confirmation, our nation takes an important step toward realizing our most cherished ideals,”.

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