Tag Archives: federal bench

Biden Outpaces Trump, Obama In Judicial Nominees

The Associated Press reports: So far, 97 lifetime federal judges have been confirmed under Biden, a figure that outpaces both Trump (85) and Barack Obama (62) at this point in their presidencies, according to data from the White House and the office of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. The 97 from the Biden presidency includes Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown …

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REPORT: White House Yanks Nomination Of Unqualified Federal Judiciary Pick Who Has Never Tried A Case

NPR reports: The nomination of Brett Talley, the Justice Department official in line for a lifetime judicial appointment, “will not be moving forward,” a Trump administration official told NPR Wednesday. Talley had been rated “unanimously unqualified” for the post by the American Bar Association this year after an evaluation that questioned his experience. Talley had never argued a case, or …

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