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Ted Cruz calls Biden’s vow to nominate first Black woman to U.S. Supreme Court “offensive”

The U.S. senator joined some of his Republican colleagues in questioning Biden’s promise to pick a Black woman for the country’s highest court, while civil rights advocates say the nomination is long overdue for better representation on federal courts.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves to a crowd at a rally in support of Wesley Hunt, a Republican candidate for Texas' 38th Congressional District, in Houston on Jan. 17, 2022.

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