All smiles, Jackson tries for Senate reset on Supreme Court
March 13, 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — Engaging in lawyerly small talk, Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley was telling Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson this past week how he met his wife while clerking at the high court.
Jackson already knew the story, he discovered. She even "filled in some of the details for me."
"So I thought — she's very well prepared."
Jackson was prepared, as well, for the Republican senator's questions about Guantanamo Bay detainees she represented 15 years ago as a public defender and, after that, in private practice. Hawley said after the meeting that he is still concerned about...