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Senate Approves Trump Picks For Texas, Ga. Judgeships

Law360, Washington (March 5, 2018, 8:24 PM EST) -- The Senate approved President Donald Trump’s choices for open judgeships in Texas and Georgia on Monday, including a former pick by President Barack Obama for the Lone Star State.

The nominees, Carter Scholer PLLC partner Karen Scholer for the Northern District of Texas and Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Tilman Eugene Self III for the Middle District of Georgia, passed 95-0 and 85-11, respectively. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other Republicans backed the two nominees, as well as Trump’s pick for the Western District of...
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