WASHINGTON, D. C.- On Saturday, President Trump announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
President Trump said, “Over the past week, our nation has mourned the loss of a true American legend, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who was a legal giant and a pioneer for women. Her extraordinary life and legacy will inspire Americans for generations to come. Now, we gather in the Rose Garden to continue our never-ending task of ensuring equal justice and preserving the impartial law.”
“Today it is my honor to nominate one of our nation’s most brilliant and gifted legal minds to the Supreme Court. She is a woman of unparalleled achievement towering intellect. Sterling credentials, and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution judge. Amy Coney Barrett.”
“I am deeply honored in the confidence that you have placed in me,” said Barrett.
“I’m truly humbled by the prospect of serving on the Supreme Court. Should I be confirmed, I will be mindful of who came before me. The flag of the United States is still flying at half staff in memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to mark the end of a great American life,” said Barrett, Justice Ginsburg began her career at a time when women were not welcome in the legal profession. But she not only broke glass ceilings. She smashed them. For that, she has won the admiration of women across the country and indeed all over the world.”