Don’t Buy Republican Spin: Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Will Follow Precedent Of Being Thorough AND Timely
March 7, 2022
We here at the DNC War Room are pretty used to Republican lawmakers’ shameless lies and hypocrisy, but Senator Chuck Grassley might take the cake today. Not only is he making several false claims, he’s ignoring the years of established precedent to conduct a swift and thorough confirmation process for a Supreme Court justice.
Across both parties, there is clear precedent for pursuing a thorough and timely confirmation process for Supreme Court nominees.
Justice Amy Coney Barrett: 27 Days
Justice John Roberts: 39 Days
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 42 Days
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor: 33 Days
Justice John Paul Stevens: 19 Days