By Steven Allen Adams, The Inter-Mountain
CHARLESTON — U.S. Shelley Moore Capito said Thursday she would not be among Republicans in the Senate to vote for the confirmation of federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination for the Supreme Court.
During a virtual conference call with West Virginia media Thursday morning, Capito, R-W.Va., said she respected Jackson’s resume and accomplishments, but she just couldn’t bring herself to support the nomination after listening to her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week.
“Through the process and listening to the Judiciary Committee, I’ve decided that I cannot vote for her nomination for the Supreme Court,” Capito said.
Jackson spent most of last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee fielding tough questioning of her judicial experience and philosophy. Capito said she didn’t hear enough about what exactly that philosophy was…