Skip to comments.Judicial Nominations Update
Posted on 02/13/2018 2:18:56 PM PST by cotton1706
The White House continues to nominate excellent nominees to fill the ever-increasing number judicial vacancies.
Yesterday, President Trump announced his intent to nominate an eleventh wave of judicial nominees, which includes Court of Appeals nominees Andrew Oldham (Fifth Circuit), Michael Scudder (Seventh Circuit), Amy St. Eve (Seventh Circuit), and Mark Bennett (Ninth Circuit).
As the Democratic minority continues its unprecedented insistence on time-consuming cloture votes for nomineesincluding the numerous judicial nominees who have been reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimouslythe number of judicial nominees awaiting full Senate confirmation votes continues to tick up: presently there are 29 judicial nominees awaiting floor votes. Given that cloture requires 30 hours of debate time for each nominee, the Senate would have to work continuously all day and night for over 36 days straight in order to process all of the pending nominees.
Here is this weeks full update on federal judicial nominations.
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OK Mitch... lets get going. Go 24/7 if Chuckie Schumer wants 30 hours each.
DO IT! And DO IT NOW!
Looks like the only solution is to go nucular.
This is insane. If the Republicans REALLY don’t want to kill the 30 hours, then reduce it to 10 hours. They have a RESPONSIBILITY to the country to vote on these people - if they don’t like some (which appears not to be the case), fine, vote them down - but DAMMIT, START VOTING.