Feinstein fumes as a trump administration pushes with the 9. Circuit candidates without consulting your

nearvideo Senate confirmed President Trump nominated to be a judge at the 9. Circuit Court of Appeals 53-46 in a party-line vote

The Senate confirmed President Trump ‘ s nominee Eric Miller, a judge at the 9. Circuit Court of Appeals 53-46 in a party-line vote.

The Senate is ready to consider this week, two conservative candidates selected, the sitting President of the Trump on the left-leaning 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — and the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee is not happy about it.

This is because the nominees, Ken Lee and Dan Collins have been included, without any input from Dianne Feinstein, or Kamala Harris, California’s two democratic senators. Traditionally, the White house is looking to be a so-called “blue slip”, or authorisation of a judicial nominee, the two home-state senators before you, with your nominations.

But the Trump administration, which successfully nominated some of the conservative judges of the 9th Circuit already has pointedly ignored, that the process, as it continues its push to transform the court of appeal, the President repeatedly derided as hopelessly biased and “shameful.”

“I take it that, without announcement or discussion, the blue slip is essentially dead,” Feinstein, the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in televised remarks on Thursday. “This change in practice not only harms the Senate, it hurts the Federal judiciary. And I wish we had had the opportunity to discuss it. I really think it is a mistake.”

Feinstein went on: “Before President Trump office, the blue slip had a Senate, the practice for almost a century. And during the last 100 years, before this presidency and confirmed by the Senate only five judges, only with a blue slip, and the last was in 1989 – and in 100 years, the Senate had never confirmed a judge without the two blue pieces of paper.”

But “since the President his office in trump began,” Feinstein charged, “Republicans have nominated hearings for 12 of the circuit court and voted to confirm seven – seven – over the objection of a home-state Democrats.”


Among the nominees Seattle lawyer Eric Miller, which was confirmed to the 9. Circuit in February with a vote of 53-46. Progressives fiercely Miller attacked as a lawyer and Federalist Society member, whose career had allegedly hostile to Native American rights.

Feinstein continued: “There is no justification for the disregard of Democratic blue slips. Democratic senators have made and continue to make good faith efforts to reach a consensus for the circuit courts.

“As Senator Harris and I have made it clear that we were willing to work to choose from the beginning, with this President, consensus, mainstream candidates for the 9. Circuit,” Feinstein added. “One of the things I’ve learned: what goes around, comes around. I had hoped we would be able to work in a very cooperative way.”

In January, Feinstein and Harris struck in the White house with a similar statement: “We are deeply designate disappointed that the White house has chosen to, again, Daniel Collins and Kenneth Lee on the 9th. Circuit. We made clear our opposition to these individuals, and the White house said that we wanted to work to come to consensus on a package of new candidates.”

Trump slams ‘out of control’ Ninth Circuit

Journalists in Mar-a-Lago, the President of Trump terrible decisions, which suggests the Ninth Circuit,” that the Congress starts and complains “.

With a broad scope of nine Western States, the 9 represent. The Circuit has a long time ban is a thorn in the side of the Trump White house, with decisions against its travel policy and limits the funding to “sanctuary cities.”

Only a few weeks ago, the 9. Circuit broke ranks with other Federal appellate court and ruled that a Sri Lankan man, missed his first asylum screening had the constitutional right to go before a judge threatens — to clog up the immigration court system with tens of thousands of similar claims per year and the establishment of an all-but-certain Supreme Court showdown.


However, could be modified by the court to the left of the call, as Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Senate Republicans continue to have the GOP to confirm a majority of judges after judges, appointed by the President.

To the trumps of the other recent successful picks for the 9. Circuit: Ryan Nelson, a Bennett, a former assistant to the former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the former Hawaii Attorney General Mark; and judge, judge, Bridget was Called.

Following Miller-confirmation month, in an analysis with the title “thanks to Trump, the liberal 9. Circuit is not drawn to the liberal,” The Washington Post, that as soon as all confirmed by trump, the current candidate of the Bank, as expected, it’s 12 Republican-appointed judges on the 9th. Circuit, which consists of 29 full-time judges.

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