Republican Sen. Josh Hawley gave the harshest criticism yet of President Biden’s pick to fill the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy. Hawley met with Ketanji Brown Jackson last week as part of her rounds on Capitol Hill ahead of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings next week. However, Wednesday night Hawley took to Twitter to air his “concerns” over her alarming patterns that endanger children.
The Washington Examiner reports:
One example Hawley referenced of Jackson’s “pattern” toward sexual offenders was in the case United States v. Hawkins, involving a defendant who had “multiple images of child porn.”
“He was over 18,” Hawley wrote. “The Sentencing Guidelines called for a sentence of up to 10 years. Judge Jackson sentenced the perpetrator to only 3 months in prison. Three months.”
Another instance raised by Hawley was in United States v. Cooper, in which the guidelines suggested a sentence of “151-188” months for the defendant. “Judge Jackson settled on 60 months, the lowest possible sentence allowed by law,” Hawley added.
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