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Rounds on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court


WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) tonight issued the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy as an Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court:

“The president has announced his nominee, and now the Senate has a constitutional role of advice and consent. I take this responsibility very seriously. Confirming conservative, fair-minded judges who will adhere to the Constitution is one of the most important responsibilities of the United States Senate. I look forward to a thorough and rigorous confirmation process.”