TRUMP SEEMS TO LOCK DEMOCRATS OUT OF FEDERAL JUDGE PICKS….

www.politicaldog101.com | 8/11/2017 | jamesb101
One area Conservatives are happy with Trump is judge picks , which will be in effect for decades in the Courts….

President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees are ignoring key Senate Democrats as they vie for lifetime appointments to the bench — a break from longstanding practice that diminishes the minority’s power to provide a check against ideologically extreme judges.

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The brewing tension between the White House and the Senate over filling an unusually high number of judicial vacancies is impeding the pace at which Trump installs lifetime appointees to the federal bench — so far one of the president’s few major victories, with his legislative agenda largely stymied in Congress.

University of Pennsylvania law professor Stephanos Bibas met privately with his state’s GOP senator, Pat Toomey, before Trump chose him to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in June — but not with Democratic Sen. Bob Casey, according to a questionnaire submitted by Bibas to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his nomination. Same goes for 7thCircuit...
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