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GOP Senator Graham Says He Won’t Back Jackson for Supreme Court

  • Graham had voted in 2021 to confirm her to D.C. Circuit post
  • Decision comes after Graham backed Obama’s Supreme Court picks
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Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said he won’t support Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, a decision that won’t block her confirmation but underscores how divided judicial nominations have become. 

The South Carolina Republican had voted in 2021 to confirm Jackson for a seat on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, widely considered the second-highest court in the country. But Graham grilled Jackson about her judicial record during her confirmation hearings before the Judiciary Committee last week.