Bloomberg Law
March 11, 2019, 5:49 PMUpdated: March 11, 2019, 10:18 PM

Trump Poised to Flip Appeals Court for First Time (4)

Patrick L. Gregory
Patrick L. Gregory

A federal appeals court is poised for the first time under Donald Trump to “flip” to a majority of Republican appointees, a big step in the drive by the president and his Senate allies to remake the judiciary with conservatives.

The milestone is expected as early as Tuesday with the likely confirmation of Paul Matey to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The Senate on Monday night advanced his nomination to a final vote, 50 to 44.

The Lowenstein Sandler partner and former hospital executive was at one-time top a legal aide to Chris Christie while he ...

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