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‘Will He Make A Similar Pledge?’: CBS Reporter Presses Psaki On Biden Appointing Asian-American, LGBTQ American To SCOTUS

Posted on AllSides February 2nd, 2022
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CBS White House correspondent Weijia Jiang asked press secretary Jen Psaki whether President Joe Biden was willing to make a pledge to appoint an Asian-American or a member of the LGBTQ community to the Supreme Court.

During Wednesday’s press briefing, Jiang noted Biden’s promise to continue to diversify the high court — and his campaign pledge to fill the first possible vacancy with a black woman. Since Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s imminent retirement has given Biden the chance to fulfill that promise, Jiang asked whether the president had considered making similar pledges to...

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