by Senator Tim Scott
Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the following statement upon the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States:
"It is a great honor to serve my home state – and the nation – in the United States Senate. Confirming a Supreme Court nominee is one of the most important responsibilities of the United States Senate, and I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in this process once again. It is vital to the future of this nation to have fair and honest judges on the bench to ensure that the scales of justice are balanced for all Americans,” said Senator Tim Scott.
"During my meeting with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, I was impressed by her background and knew that she would serve the American people well. Since her nomination, Judge Barrett continued to impress not only the United States Senate, but the American people. This evening, I proudly voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the highest court in the land. I am confident that she will uphold our Constitution, and I look forward to her serving as the court’s ninth justice.
"I extend the warmest congratulations to newly-confirmed Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett and her family!”