Lance Statement on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States:
“Judge Kavanaugh has served with distinction on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He possesses great intelligence and impeccable ethics. I am pleased Judge Kavanaugh spoke to the American people about the importance of equal protection under the law and the tradition that precedent plays in constitutional adjudication.
“An independent Judiciary is one of this country’s most important safeguards. And our system of checks and balances provides for consideration and a rigorous review of Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination by the U.S. Senate. I hope Judge Kavanaugh will serve as a Supreme Court Justice in the mold of the jurist he will succeed and for whom he clerked, Justice Kennedy.”