Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) also told reporters that the GOP treatment of Jackson was "disgusting."
Sen. Marsha Blackburn took aim at one of President Joe Biden’s Black judicial nominees for his “rap sheet” of old speeding tickets.
The Senate majority whip said the Fox News host "should be ashamed of himself."
The Judiciary Committee chair said GOP senators have disrespected previous Black female nominees, one of whom received death threats afterward.
The GOP senator recommended William Pocan to President Joe Biden, but now may tank his nomination for no real reason.
The Senate Judiciary chair, whose committee handles the nominee's confirmation, said Democrats are looking for younger candidates.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin made clear that they would move quickly once President Joe Biden makes his pick.
“Republicans chose to abandon this senatorial courtesy,” the Judiciary Committee chair said of advancing a Biden appeals court pick without blue slips.
Sens. Dick Durbin and Cory Booker have asked the president to commute the sentences of federal inmates who were released to home confinement.
The Democrat from Illinois called out Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson for fueling vaccine skepticism.