Bloomberg Law
Nov. 6, 2019, 7:40 PMUpdated: Nov. 6, 2019, 11:41 PM

Trump Aims to Top 180 Judicial Appointments in Coming Months (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

The U.S. Senate easily confirmed another of President Donald Trump’s federal appeals court picks Nov. 6, and he pledged to appoint a lot more soon.

In remarks at the White House marking a judicial confirmation milestone during his administration, Trump said he expects the Republican-led Senate to confirm roughly two dozen more nominees in coming months, raising his appointment total to more than 180 since taking office.

Trump and his Senate allies have aggressively moved to reshape the federal judiciary with younger conservatives to the dismay of Democrats who contend a number of his appointees lack requisite qualifications or are ...

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