PBS NewsHour

A look at Justice Stephen Breyer's career and opinions

Clip: 01/26/2022 | 14m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

New reports Wednesday indicate Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, raising questions about his replacement. President Joe Biden said he will wait for Breyer's formal announcement. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer cited the president's past words, indicating a desire to appoint America's first Black woman to the court. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said it's too soon to comment.

Aired: 01/26/22

Rating: NR

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