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From the Newsroom of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Since 2017, The Senate Has Confirmed 152 Article III Judges, A 'Judicial Renaissance' Of 'Dozens Of Constitutionalist Judges [Who] Will Influence The Direction Of The Law For A Generation'

"The U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump's 150th judicial nominee Wednesday, helping to fulfill the president's campaign promise to remake the federal bench & Six district court nominees won confirmation Wednesday, bringing the president's total number of appointed judges to the lower federal courts to 105. Mr. Trump has also appointed 43 circuit court nominees and two Supreme Court justices since taking office. The pace has far outdone President Obama ..." ("'Historic Milestone': Senate Confirms 150th Trump Judicial Nominee," The Washington Times, 9/11/2019)

SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): "The kind of people we've been nominating believe in the simple, quaint notion that maybe the judges ought to follow the law... [W]e are making an important difference for the country that will last for a very long time ..." (Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle," 6/14/2019)

SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM (R-SC), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman: "I'm very pleased that the Senate has confirmed 150 federal judges thus far in President Trump's first term. This is a historic milestone. As Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I will continue to push through highly qualified, conservative judges at all levels of the federal courts." (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Press Release, 9/11/2019)

SEN. CHUCK GRASSLEY (R-IA), Former Judiciary Committee Chairman: "Our hard work now is critically important to the future of our country. Our success in confirming judges will have a significant impact on the courts&. [W]e've confirmed dozens of constitutionalist judges to the federal bench. These judges will influence the direction of the law for a generation." (Sen. Grassley, Remarks to the Federalist Society Young Lawyers Reception, 6/11/2018)

The Senate Has Confirmed 152 Judges Nominated By President Trump Since 2017

Posted September 16, 2019
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