The White House celebrated newly appointed Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on Friday. The ceremony took place in the Rose Garden and was attended by “Jackson’s family, the president and first lady, and vice president and second gentleman attended the Rose Garden ceremony Friday, along with a number of Biden cabinet secretaries, including Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and more,” Fox News reports.
“The first really smart decision I made in this administration,” Biden said Friday. “This is not only a sunny day. I mean this from the bottom of my heart. This is going to let so much shine, sun shine on so many young women. So many young black women, so many minorities.”
The president added it is “a moment of real change in American history.”
Biden also said. “America is a nation that can be defined in a single word,” then proceeded to tell a story about being in the Himalayas with xi Jinping.
“I was in the the foothills of the Himalayas with Xi Jinping, traveling with him. That’s when we traveled 17,000 miles when I was vice president. I don’t know that for a fact.”
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