Republican Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Thursday that he plans to vote for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.
Romney, the only Republican to vote to convict President Donald Trump during the president’s impeachment hearings, announced his intention to vote for the Supreme Court nominee after meeting with her Thursday, the last day of Barrett’s confirmation hearings. (RELATED: Hot Mic Reportedly Catches Dianne Feinstein Comment About Amy Coney Barrett’s Religion)
“After meeting with Judge Barrett and carefully reviewing her record and her testimony, I intend to vote in favor of her confirmation to the Supreme Court,” Romney said in a Thursday statement, according to Fox News. “She is impressive, and her distinguished legal and academic credentials make it clear that she is exceptionally well qualified to serve as our next Supreme Court justice.”
“I am confident that she will faithfully apply the law and our Constitution, impartially and regardless of policy preferences,” the Utah senator and former presidential candidate added. (RELATED: ‘Smart As A Whip’: American Bar Association Members Praise Amy Coney Barrett)
Romney previously said in September that his vote to fill the vacancy left by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would