tv U.S. Senate Supreme Court Confirmation Vote Part 1 2 CSPAN April 8, 2022 6:38am-6:53am EDT
bold, and important step on the well trodden path to fulfilling our countries founding promises. this is a great moment for judge jackson but it is even -- and even greater moment for america as we rise to a more perfect union. i think my colleagues that yield the floor. >> under the previous order, all post time has expired. the question occurs on the nomination of ketanji brown jackson of the district of columbia to be an associate justice of the supreme court of the united states. >> i ask for the a's and nays. >> [laughter]
is there a sufficient second? there is an certainly appears to be a sufficient second. the clerk will call the role. >> ms. baldwin? >> ay. >> mr. barrasso? >> no. >> mr. bennet? >> mr. bennet, ay. >> mr. blunt? >> no. >> mr. blunt, no. mr. booker? >> yes. >> mr. boozman? >> no. >> mr. brown? >> no. >> ms. cantwell? >> ay. >> this is l?
motion to reconsider is considered made and laid upon the table and the president will immediately be notified of the senate's actions. >> madam president, very happily, i note the absence of a core of. >> [laughter] >> [no audio] -- [applause] >> the senate has confirmed ketanji brown jackson to be the first african-american woman to sit on the u.s. supreme court. here's a tweet from the white house showing the nominee and president biden watching the senate bill on c-span two. it reads "judge jackson's confirmation was a historic moment for our nation. we have taken another step forward. she will be an incredible justice and i was honored to share this moment with her." president biden, vice president
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