By a vote of 53-47, the US Senate has confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s appointment to the Supreme Court. She is the first Black woman to serve on the highest US court.
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will replace Justice Stephen Breyer, who will be retiring this summer.
In a historic move, the Senate has confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination to the Supreme Court. Watch the moment Democrats gave a standing ovation while some GOP members walked out of the chamber. pic.twitter.com/gkUd2dHpL7
— CNN (@CNN) April 7, 2022
President Biden and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson react while watching the Senate vote on her nomination to the Supreme Court from the Roosevelt Room at the White House.
Jackson will become first Black woman on the Supreme Court.https://t.co/aZ27lbCV4P
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— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 7, 2022
The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson in a historic vote to become the first Black woman and first federal public defender in the Supreme Court’s 232-year history.https://t.co/gKH3fBpBzb
— U.S. News & World Report (@usnews) April 7, 2022