“The irony is that the Supreme Court is at the very same time hearing cases about this sort of affirmative racial discrimination and while adding someone who is the beneficiary of this sort of quota,” Wicker, R-Miss., told local radio station SuperTalk Mississippi on Friday. USA TODAY reached out to Wicker’s office for a comment.
An ABC News/Ipsos poll revealed that 76 percent of Americans want Biden to consider “all possible nominees” compared to just 23 percent who support his decision to only consider black women.
Biden promised a black congressman he would nominate a black woman if a vacancy occurs to the SCOTUS in exchange for the black congressman’s support:
5 days agoThe promise to put a Black woman on the Supreme Court helped President Biden secure the support of Representative James Clyburn just days ahead of the party’s primary contest in South Carolina.