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Biden Says Black Woman Will Replace ‘Exemplary’ Breyer on Court

Jan. 27, 2022, 6:35 PM

President Joe Biden said Thursday he would fulfill his promise to nominate the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court after applauding retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.

Biden said he would announce his choice by the end of February after reviewing candidates and their records. He said he has made no decisions.

“I will select a nominee worthy of Justice Breyer’s legacy of excellence and decency,” he said. “The person I will nominate will be someone with extraordinary qualifications, character, experience and integrity. And that person will be the first Black woman ever nominated to United States Supreme Court.” ...

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