Skip to comments.Trump Ready To Turn His Sights To Remaking The 9th Circuit Court
Posted on 08/16/2018 9:58:43 PM PDT by Helicondelta
There's been a noticeable exception to President Donald Trump's otherwise successful effort to appoint young, conservative judges to the nation's appellate courts.
The Senate has confirmed a record 24 new circuit court judges nationwide in 20 months with two more nominees scheduled for votes this week. But Trump has made far less progress in the jurisdiction he criticizes the most: the liberal-leaning U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, including California and eight other Western states.
Since Trump took office, the Senate has confirmed only one 9th Circuit judge in Hawaii leaving seven openings.
But there are signs that the administration is beginning to set its sights on the 9th Circuit, likely triggering a bruising fight with Democrats.
In the past, rejection by both home state senators was enough to effectively kill a nomination. But for the first time, Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley of Iowa brushed off the home senators' views and moved forward anyway.
The precedent of breaking with the blue-slip tradition has deep implications for the 9th Circuit, where four of the nine states it covers have two Democratic senators.
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Elections have consequences...
I’m liking how this is sounding..
Time to reign in the ninth circus ...
likely triggering a bruising fight with Democrats
How will it be a bruising fight? The Dem’s played their games and now the consequences of those games are being used against them.
My dad had a very succinct term for times/situations like this. He always told me it derived from the Russians .... Tough Shit!!!
It’ll be great if he breaks it in two and is able to stack both of them with Conservatives. The ‘radical transformation’ of this country, back to its original form would commence.
I hope Trump hits it and hits it hard. The left deserves to lose in every way possible.
FINALLY... the CLOWNS in the Ninth CIRCUS will be DISMANTLED.
Given the way Obama has remade some of the Circuit Courts based in the South, it’s about time Trump returned the favor.
“In the past, rejection by both home state senators was enough to effectively kill a nomination...”
I think even the rats would agree that these times are not like those past...
The rats change all kind of precedent when it suits them.
Get some good conservative nominees....and then shove ‘em right down the Democrats’ throats. In fact, if both of the far left wacko Democrat Senators from Left Coast states don’t like a nominee, that’s a ringing endorsement.
Can these be nuked in?
If so, do it and call it “The Reid Option”.
Watch Democrat’s heads explode. Ask them what’s wrong with “The Reid Option”.
Pop popcorn, sit back and enjoy.
Trump could help California a lot by squaring away the ninth.
I thought he would be great nut my goodness can’t wait til the carving on rushmore begins
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