Joe Manchin Announces He Intends to Vote to Confirm Radical Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Friday that he intends to vote to confirm the nomination of radical Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Manchin posted his announcement to Twitter, “After meeting with Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, considering her record, and closely monitoring her testimony and questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, I have determined I intend to vote for her nomination to serve on the Supreme Court. My full statement:”

Manchin says he “closely monitor(ed)” Jackson’s confirmation hearing this week but does not comment on Jackson defending her soft on child porn criminals record or her not being able to say what a woman is.

Manchin does not sit on the Senate Judiciary Committee, so he won’t get to vote on Jackson until her nomination reaches the Senate floor. The evenly divided Judiciary Committee (11-11) is set to vote on April 4 with an expected vote in the full Senate by April 8, giving time for Manchin to change his mind as more is revealed about Jackson’s radical record (doubtful, but possible as Manchin’s statement says, “I intend to vote for her nomination”, not ‘I will.’)

A tie vote in the committee would require a majority vote by the full Senate to bring Jackson’s nomination out of committee. Kamala Harris would be able to vote to break a tie in the 50-50 Senate.

Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced his opposition to Jackson on Thursday, sending an early signal to Republicans on opposition to Jackson’s confirmation.

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