Trump Renominations Include Contested 3rd, 9th Circ. Picks

By Michael Macagnone (January 22, 2019, 11:01 PM EST) -- The White House sent 50 judicial nominations to the Senate Tuesday, most of the more than 70 judicial nominations that expired last month, including controversial picks for trial court posts and the Third and Ninth Circuits that have been opposed by Democrats.

The package, which has been in the works for weeks with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., the Senate Judiciary Committee's new chairman, brings back to life President Donald Trump's choices for appellate posts in the District of Columbia, Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth and Ninth Circuits and on more than three dozen district courts. Many had been staunchly opposed by Democrats,...

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