Senators can have their first probability to ask Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson questions Tuesday, as her Supreme Court affirmation listening to enters a extra unstable part on its second day.
The back-and-forth between the nominee and lawmakers — particularly these from the minority celebration — is historically probably the most explosive a part of a affirmation listening to. And Republicans are anticipated to boost a sequence of delicate questions on Jackson, starting from her previous authorized protection of accused terrorists as to if she thinks the Supreme Court ought to have greater than the present 9 justices.
But as the primary day of hearings strengthened, Jackson’s nomination has but to supply the form of political fireworks many have grow to be accustomed to with Supreme Court nominations. And the choose’s personal remarks Monday, which emphasised her patriotism and household, had been warmly acquired even by some conservatives.