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Wed May 8, 2019, 07:27 PM

1 in every 6 seats on the nation's circuit courts now filled by a Trump nominee.

Just one of the long-term consequences of having a far-right ideologue as president. This is why EVERYBODY should goddamn VOTE, even the laziest, couch-surfing nihilist. And vote Democratic while you’re at it.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5cd30f57e4b07ce6ef798268/amp
Mitch McConnell Broke From Precedent Again To Confirm A Trump Judge
For the third time in history, the Senate advanced a judicial nominee over the objections of both home-state senators.
Huffington Post
By Jennifer Bendery
05/08/2019
While most of Washington was focused on a House hearing to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, Senate Republicans on Wednesday confirmed another one of President Donald Trump’s picks for a lifetime court seat ― and once again broke from precedent to get it done.

The Senate voted 54-42 to confirm Joseph Bianco to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, based in New York. Every Republican voted for him. All but two Democrats ― Sens. Doug Jones (Ala.) and Joe Manchin (W.Va.) ― opposed him. Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Kirsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) did not vote.

Bianco’s confirmation marks the third time in history that the Senate has confirmed a judicial nominee over the objections of both of a nominee’s home-state senators. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, both New York Democrats, didn’t turn in their so-called “blue slips” for Bianco, which are literally blue pieces of paper that signal a senator is ready to move forward with a nominee from his or her home state.
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[Bianco’s] also Trump’s 38th confirmed circuit court judge. That’s more circuit judges than any president has gotten by this point in a first term, and means that one in every six seats on the nation’s circuit courts is now filled by a Trump nominee.

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Reply 1 in every 6 seats on the nation's circuit courts now filled by a Trump nominee. (Original post)
VOX May 8 OP
Iliyah May 8 #1
AJT May 8 #2
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AJT May 8 #4

Response to VOX (Original post)

Wed May 8, 2019, 07:35 PM

1. Bad news and they are all RWers

Bad for the USA.

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Response to VOX (Original post)

Wed May 8, 2019, 07:45 PM

2. This one of the reasons the GOP will continue to support him

no matter what he has done, or will do.

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Response to AJT (Reply #2)

Wed May 8, 2019, 08:30 PM

3. They want a Christian Taliban like in Handmaids Tale.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Reply #3)

Wed May 8, 2019, 09:38 PM

4. Yes, they do.

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