07.19.05

Statement by Senator Richard Burr on President Bush’s Nomination of Judge John G. Roberts, Jr., for the Supreme Court:

"I welcome President Bush's nomination of Judge John Roberts for the Supreme Court. As his nomination moves forward, I remain hopeful that Judge Roberts will be treated with dignity and fairness, in the best of Senate traditions. I look forward to Judge Roberts' confirmation hearing and his nomination receiving an up-or-down vote on the Senate floor."