SACRAMENTO - Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after Judge Amy Coney Barrett is poised to be the ninth justice to the United States Supreme Court. Earlier this month, Leader Grove joined other legislative leaders from all 50 states in signing a letter in support of Judge Barrett's nomination. Click here to read the letter.
"Congratulations to Judge Amy Coney Barrett on such a momentous occasion. Our nation and its highest court are deserving of such a remarkable jurist whose reputation is well-respected in the legal community. Judge Barrett is committed to upholding the Constitution as written and protecting the rights of Americans," said Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove.
Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove represents California's 16th Senate District which encompasses large portions of Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino counties and including the cities of Bakersfield, Barstow, California City, Exeter, Frazier Mountain, Joshua Tree, Mojave, Needles, Ridgecrest, Rosamond, Taft, Tehachapi, Twentynine Palms, Tulare, Visalia, Yucca Valley and portions of the Kern River Valley. Follow her on Facebookand Twitter.
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