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  • Ashley Baker

Republicans Increase Pace of Pushing Trump's Judicial Picks Through Senate

...Curt Levey, president of the Committee for Justice, said Republicans did what they had to do to fight back.

“What they did was somewhat measured. They had the votes to change the rules for circuit court nominees too and they didn’t,” Mr. Levey said.

But Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, said the “vast rush” by Republicans to speed up the process has done damage. “The effect on the credibility and legitimacy of these judges is very, very unfortunate.

The Senate has broken all the norms and shattered the rules, which effects credibility and trust of the American public,” he said.


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