For Immediate Release
March 5, 2003
Press Briefing Excerpt by Ari Fleischer 12/17/02
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Q Ari, two questions. The first one, you won't comment on individual
nominees for a judiciary vote. But can you tell us how soon after the
new Congress comes into office the President will start submitting
MR. FLEISCHER: I think you will see the President move quickly.
There is a judicial vacancy crisis in the United States. And the
President's position on it is unchanged. He thinks it's very important
for the American people to have access to courts that move with
dispatch so that cases don't sit and languish for months or years.