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Senate Narrowly Confirms Andrew Oldham To 5th Circ.

Law360 (July 18, 2018, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Andrew S. Oldham was confirmed to the Fifth Circuit on a 50-49 party-line vote on Wednesday, making him President Donald Trump's fifth successful appointment to the Louisiana-based appellate court.

President Donald Trump, seen here outside the White House on Wednesday, had another nominee for a Fifth Circuit judgeship confirmed on a narrow vote, marking Trump's 23rd confirmed nominee to a circuit court position. (AP) Oldham is general counsel to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, and had been the state's deputy solicitor general. Before that, Oldham worked with...
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