Gillibrand Pledges To Only Nominate Pro-Roe Judges

Politico reports:

Kirsten Gillibrand has pledged to only nominate judges who would uphold Roe v. Wade as settled legal precedent — a move that commits to a judicial litmus test and marks an unusual step for a presidential candidate.

Gillibrand acknowledged that “traditionally, presidents and presidential candidates haven’t drawn lines in the sand on judicial appointments, to preserve the impartiality of our judiciary,” she wrote in a Medium post published on Tuesday.

But Gillibrand pointed a finger at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who “obstructed and stole a Supreme Court seat,” and President Donald Trump, who “nominated dozens of ideologically extreme judges hand-picked by far-right think tanks.”