CHARLESTON, WV — Tonight, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey released the following statement after President Donald Trump’s announcement that Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court:
“President Donald Trump continues to fulfill the promises he made to the American people by nominating Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh is a firm defender of the Constitution and is a highly-qualified jurist with impeccable credentials.
“Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination serves as a reminder of why the American people elected President Trump in 2016. If Sen. Joe Manchin had his way in 2016, Hillary Clinton would now be nominating her second radical anti-Second Amendment, pro-abortion nominee to the Court.
“This evening, Sen. Manchin snubbed President Trump’s invitation to the White House, lining up with Chuck Schumer and Washington liberals. I hope Sen. Manchin will drop the act and put aside the interests of the Washington Democrat establishment, and do the right thing for the people of West Virginia. The men and women of West Virginia urge Sen. Manchin to stand up for the Constitution, and our West Virginia conservative values, and support the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.”