AUSTIN, Texas — Today, President Joe Biden announced the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court-delivering on yet another promise to the American people.
Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“The Texas Democratic Party applauds President Biden for the outstanding nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for the Supreme Court. Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson holds exceptional credentials and will undoubtedly bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our nation’s highest court.
“Once confirmed by the Senate, our country will for the first time see a Black woman sitting on the bench of the highest court in the land. This diversity is long overdue and during these last few days of Black History Month, we should all be reminded that our Black female leaders are fierce, competent, and capable of breaking through any and all generational barriers in our fight for equality and justice. Black women have long carried the torch for progress and change and today’s nomination is yet another milestone for a brighter and better future for all Americans. This historic and landmark nomination will ensure fairness and equality for all within our justice system.”