WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) today released a statement announcing his intent to vote against Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“I appreciate Judge Jackson meeting with me. She is gracious, intelligent and accomplished. But, when the political left opposed Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Coney Barrett, not because they were not qualified but because of their presumed jurisprudence, they established the criteria by which future nominees should be judged. President Biden chose Judge Jackson precisely because she is not a strict constructionist and because she had the strong support of those who prefer an activist judge. It is for these reasons that I will vote no,” said Dr. Cassidy.
On March 30th, Cassidy met with Judge Jackson to discuss her experience, nomination, and judicial philosophy.