Pelosi Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court Justice
“In nominating Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama has chosen a respected jurist who embodies wisdom, judgement, and dedication to justice for all Americans. Judge Garland has dedicated his life to upholding the Constitution.
“As the Chief Judge for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Garland has the experience and the legal acumen to serve on the highest court in the land. He has a powerful command of the law and a deep respect for its impact on the lives of hard-working Americans.
“The American people expect Judge Merrick Garland to be given a fair hearing and a timely vote.”