US Senate confirms Indian American to key judicial post
Indian American attorney Amul Thapar, US President Donald Trump's first appellate court nominee, has been confirmed by the Senate to a key judicial position.
Thapar, who sits on the US District Court for Kentucky's Eastern District, was confirmed for the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals by a 52-44 vote on Thursday and is the first Indian-American to be nominated by Trump for the key seat.
Republicans said the judge is a good example of the kind of picks Trump should make.
Read more in Business Standard.