Skip to comments.Senate Judiciary Committee approves three of Trump's federal appeals court nominees
Posted on 12/07/2017 2:50:48 PM PST by cotton1706
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance three of President Trump's federal appeals court nominees.
The full Senate will now consider the nominations of Steven Grasz of Nebraska to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and Texans James C. Ho, and Don Willett to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. The committee voted 11-9 along partisan lines to pass them out of committee.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, who announced Thursday that he will resign soon because of sexual assault and harassment allegations against him, did not participate at Thursday's hearings but voted "no" on all three nominees by proxy.
"The three circuit court nominees, one from Nebraska and two from Texas, are all exceptionally well qualified to serve as appellate judges," Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday.
Grasz's nomination attracted scrutiny from Senate Democrats because the American Bar Association rated him "not qualified" to serve on the federal appeals court because of his "pro-life agenda." Republicans argued the ABA's rating was biased, even as Senate Democrats cited it as reason to oppose Grasz.
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And many more to go!
Imagine if H! were potus.................if you dare...............
Can you believe such villainy as people who are judging the judges actually believe that there is a Natural Right from God to kill your own genetic offspring in our “justice” system.
How sick and evil are they? Very—they are so removed from Truth (God) and reality and science that they not only believe that theft is good (welfare/socialism) when it is done by government, and not only killing babies is fine and dandy, but that sodomizing each other can literally constitute a union—a “marriage”.
It is insanity and a vice system which they promote and totally unconstitutional, unnatural and removed from reason and science.
I didn't know that there was such a thing.
Yes, it’s fairly common (in the senate at least). A member can tell the chair (or ranking member) how they would vote if they cannot attend, because they have another committee meeting at the time or whatever.
Obviously to partisan hacks, the hearing is just a boring waiting period until you cast your pre-determined vote. Better to just send a guy to say "whoever the nominee is, the Senator from Minnesota says no!"
Yes, should be easier with Franken gone.
The fun really begins when we get to the Ninth.
Just checked, the 9th has three vacancies!
Off we go then!
The federal judges are usually my biggest motivation to vote. Trump is awesome!
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