Statement of U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander On the 58-42 Senate Vote Confirming Samuel A. Alito, Jr. as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Posted on January 31, 2006

I was proud to cast my vote to confirm President Bush’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Samuel Alito understands that as a judge he is supposed to enforce the law impartially and respect the Constitution. He has demonstrated the judicial temperament ideal for a Supreme Court justice. I believe Samuel Alito will serve with distinction as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.