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Jan. 16, 2020, 6:24 PMUpdated: Jan. 16, 2020, 10:54 PM

Senate Judiciary Pauses Nominations for Impeachment Trial (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

The Senate Judiciary Committee won’t meet until after the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has concluded, Chairman Lindsey Graham said amid calls by Democrats to halt judicial nominations during the period.

“We’ll see you after impeachment,” Graham said Thursday before adjourning a committee meeting for several judicial nominees who included Trump’s pick for a Atlanta-based appeals court, Andrew Brasher.

It is still unclear, however, if nominees on the floor will move forward during periods when senators aren’t engaged in the trial, which is set to start on Jan. 21.

The committee has aggressively vetted and cleared Trump circuit and ...

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