WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, released the following statement after voting to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court:

“During the confirmation process, Judge Barrett made it clear that she has the judicial temperament, respect for rule of law, and adherence to the Constitution necessary to serve on our highest court. I was pleased to vote for such an accomplished person, and I am confident that she will be loyal to the Constitution as an Associate Justice.”

The Senate voted in favor of Judge Barrett’s confirmation by a vote of 52-48.