Burr Statement on President Trump’s Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) today released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States:

“In nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, President Trump has put forth a highly qualified and respected candidate committed to the rule of law. Judge Kavanaugh’s credentials are impeccable, and as a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit he has considered many of the most pressing legal questions of our time. The Senate’s Constitutional charge is to provide its advice and consent to the President on his nominee to fill this vacancy. I am confident we will fulfill that responsibility fairly and promptly to ensure a complete and qualified Supreme Court.”