President Biden is nominating Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making good on a campaign promise to pick the first Black woman for the nation’s highest court, sources tell Fox News.
Brown Jackson, 51, is a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Biden will make the announcement on Friday, marking the first Supreme Court pick of his presidency after Justice Stephen Breyer, 83, announced his retirement last month.
President Biden is expected today to nominate federal appeals court Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson to the US Supreme Court. https://t.co/Y8kMS48oJM
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) February 25, 2022
JUST IN: President Joe Biden has chosen D.C. Circuit Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson as his nominee for U.S. Supreme Court justice, @CNN and @AP report. https://t.co/GDX0tHYSsH pic.twitter.com/8b2nUFlXx7
— KCTV5 News (@KCTV5) February 25, 2022