Bloomberg Law
Oct. 17, 2019, 1:43 PMUpdated: Oct. 17, 2019, 7:29 PM

Judicial Picks Ozerden, Menashi Held Over By Senate Panel (4)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed action on a number of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees Oct. 17, including circuit court picks who faced pushback at their confirmation hearings.

White House lawyer Steven Menashi and U.S. District Judge Halil Suleyman Ozerden likely will have to wait at least a week for the committee to again consider their nominations to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits, respectively.

Democrats and at least one Republican previously criticized Menashi after he failed to answer questions related to his role as a Trump White House lawyer over immigration policies like family ...

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