Monday, September 19, 2016

Tensions rise over judicial nominees

The Hill reports:
More than four dozen judicial nominees are in limbo as President Obama’s term draws to a close.

Senate Democrats are blasting their Republican colleagues for not only blocking the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, but also 53 other judges in the lower courts, calling their obstruction “unprecedented” and “irresponsible.”
Tensions over Obama already nominating more federal judges than George W. Bush.