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GOP Sens. Kill Vote On Trump 9th Circ. Pick Ryan Bounds

Law360 (July 19, 2018, 3:04 PM EDT) -- Republican leaders scuttled a planned Senate vote on President Donald Trump's choice of federal prosecutor Ryan Bounds for a Ninth Circuit judgeship Thursday rather than have the nominee fail to win confirmation.

The nomination of Oregon federal prosecutor Ryan Bounds for the Ninth Circuit got bogged down in the Senate on Thursday when two GOP lawmakers said they wouldn't vote for him. (Getty) Several GOP senators said members of their caucus had concerns about Bounds' controversial college writings and that at least two would not vote to...
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