Senator Scott Statement on Justice Kennedy Retirement

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) made the following statement after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement:

“I want to thank Justice Kennedy for his service to our nation,” Senator Scott said. “The President now has the opportunity to nominate a justice that interprets the Constitution as our Founding Fathers intended, and is committed to being a fair defender of the rule of law. I look forward to the nomination process in the U.S. Senate, and hopefully voting in support of a justice that will strongly defend our cherished American principles.”