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Tom Cotton says Ketanji Brown Jackson would have defended Nazis at Nuremberg

Jackson will likely win enough votes to become the first black woman on the Supreme Court, but she had to endure another innuendo during a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

“You know, the last Justice Jackson left the Supreme Court to go to Nuremberg and prosecute the Nazis,” Cotton said, referring to Robert Jackson, who was appointed by President Harry Truman to lead the criminal cases. German war fighters. “That Judge Jackson may have gone there to defend them.”

Cotton’s absurd leap echoes a GOP theme about Jackson’s stint as a public defender representing Guantanamo Bay detainees charged with terrorism. As a public defender, Jackson did not choose his clients.

The GOP attempted to portray Jackson as soft on pedophiles by falsely accusing her of leniency in sentencing defendants for crimes involving child sexual abuse images.

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) called out three Republican senators who said they would vote to confirm the “pro-pedophile” Jackson.

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