Former senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.), who is guiding Jackson through the confirmation process, said the White House wanted to “start quickly, right out of the chute.”
Announcing a choice that fulfills a campaign promise, President Biden plans to introduce federal judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his nominee for the Supreme Court at a White House event Friday afternoon.
The virtual event is the latest attempt by the president to show his administration is addressing the supply-chain challenges that have dogged his presidency.
His wife said in a Facebook post that he died peacefully on Thursday night.
De La Cruz has denied allegations from her estranged husband of “cruel and aggressive conduct” toward his 14-year-old daughter, including verbal abuse and pinching the child to stop her from crying.
The trip to Ohio is the president’s latest effort to highlight funding from the bipartisan infrastructure bill ahead of this year’s midterm elections.
The former president claimed the logs were subject to executive privilege. In a letter Tuesday, a White House lawyer rejected Trump’s claim.
Rice has represented New York’s 4th Congressional District since 2015.
The dinner, scheduled for April 30, will be the association’s first since 2019 because of the pandemic. President Donald Trump broke with tradition by shunning the annual dinners during his tenure.
In a statement, the former president said the Senate minority leader does not speak for the majority of Republican voters.