Biden accuses Republicans of ‘verbal abuse’ against Jackson
President Biden on Friday decried the manner in which some Republicans treated Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson as “verbal abuse” as he celebrated her confirmation at a White House event.
Biden acknowledged that he anticipated the confirmation process would be “painful” for his nominee but said that the GOP questioning of Jackson during her hearings last month exceeded his expectations.
“I have to tell you, what Judge Jackson was put through was well beyond that. It was verbal abuse — the anger, the constant interruptions, the most vile and baseless assertions...