WH says Biden is committed to nominating a Black woman to SCOTUS

Without confirming reports that Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, press secretary Jen Psaki said that President Biden stands by his commitment to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court.

Video Transcript

- So let's say hypothetically a Supreme Court justice was to retire and announce it on his or her own terms. Does President Biden plan to honor his pledge to nominate a Black woman to the court?

JEN PSAKI: Well, I've commented on this previously. The president has stated and reiterated his commitment to nominating a Black woman to the Supreme Court and certainly stands by that. For today, again, I'm just not going to be able to say anything about any specifics until, of course, Justice Breyer makes any announcement, should he decide to make an announcement.

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