Alexander Statement on the Retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Posted on June 27, 2018

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WASHINGTON, June 27, 2018 — U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announcement that he is retiring from the United States Supreme Court:

“Anthony Kennedy has served on the United States Supreme Court with intelligence and with distinction as he has interpreted and defended the Constitution in a deliberate and responsible way. I hope President Trump will promptly nominate his successor, and I’m confident the Senate will move quickly to carefully consider that nominee.”