Bloomberg Law
May 2, 2019, 4:06 PMUpdated: May 2, 2019, 4:40 PM

Trump Tops 100 Judges, Two Hispanics Among New Confirmations (1)

Patrick L. Gregory
Patrick L. Gregory

President Donald Trump surpassed a milestone in judicial appointments on Thursday as the Senate confirmed a new slate of district court nominees, including two Hispanics.

Trump has now appointed 102 judges, five this week. That total includes 37 to appeals courts, 63 to district, or trial courts, and two to the Supreme Court.

The Republican president and the GOP-led Senate have aggressively pushed to reshape the judiciary with conservatives.

Former Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley said in a tweet that he oversaw vetting of virtually all of the confirmed judges. The Iowa Republican described them as strict constructionists who ...

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