House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“I applaud and support President Trump’s decision to nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh has devoted his career to public service, and he is certainly qualified for the job. He has a proven record of protecting the rule of law, and I trust that he will faithfully uphold the Constitution that we cherish as citizens of this great nation. I encourage the Senate to quickly confirm Justice Kavanaugh.”