Neither of North Carolina's U.S. senators support confirming Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to the bench. 

Republican Richard Burr announced last week that he will vote “no” on Jackson's nomination.

Burr says he met with Jackson to discuss her experience and judicial philosophy. His main concern in that meeting was her views on expanding the number of justices on the court.

Burr says he found her answers on the subject in the meeting and in testimony during her confirmation hearing to be unsatisfactory. Therefore, while he says she is highly qualified, knowledgeable and experienced, he cannot support her nomination.

Burr's announcement followed a similar statement by fellow North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis, who says he also plans to vote against Jackson's nomination.

Tillis, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, says he nevertheless still expects Jackson to be confirmed and wishes her well on the nation's highest court.

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