Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement upon President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States:
"President Trump has put forth a highly qualified individual with the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Judge Barrett proved her confidence and poise as she was tested in an extremely contentious and aggressive vetting in 2017 that led to confirmation for her present judgeship. I have no doubt she will once again be confirmed as she encompasses a superb academic and professional record, has demonstrated a commitment to the fundamentals of our democracy, and to interpreting the U.S. Constitution as it is written for generations to come. I urge the Senate to fulfill its constitutional obligation to confirm this outstanding Supreme Court nominee."