Bloomberg Law
July 8, 2019, 3:40 PMUpdated: July 8, 2019, 10:23 PM

9th Cir. Close to Having More Trump Judges Than Any Other (1)

Jake Holland
Jake Holland

The nation’s largest appeals court could as early as this week have more judges appointed by President Donald Trump than any other federal circuit.

Kirkland & Ellis partner Daniel Bress is poised to become the seventh Trump selection to join the San Francisco-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which the chief executive has castigated for being liberal and for ruling against his immigration and other policies.

The Senate approved, 50 to 42, a procedural motion July 8 to end debate on his nomination and clear the way for a confirmation vote in coming days.

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