HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON U.S. SUPREME COURT NOMINEE BRETT M. KAVANAUGH
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) tonight released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court:
“I believe Judge Kavanaugh is a well-qualified conservative jurist, and I commend President Trump for his commitment to naming Supreme Court justices who are committed to the rule of law. I appreciate the significance of my responsibility to weigh the qualifications of the nominee, including his dedication to the Constitution and the fair interpretation of our laws. I look forward to being part of this important process.”
Hyde-Smith accepted a White House invitation to attend the President’s announcement Thursday evening.
With Senate confirmation, Kavanaugh would fill the seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.