BOOM! McConnell Sneaks In Another Judicial Win Just Before the Midterms

Truthfeed | 10/12/2018 | Amy Moreno (Posted by) Level 4
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell isn’t tired of winning.

He just put through 15 judiciary conformations, after Justice Kavanaugh was confirmed to the SCOTUS.

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And, as Chuck Grassley points out, the Senate Judiciary Committee has been very, very busy, indeed.

The Senate approved a package of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees Thursday, notching another 15 confirmations just days after Justice Brett Kavanaugh was installed on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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The confirmations came as half a dozen Democratic lawmakers, particularly those in red states, were pressed to return home to defend their Senate seats for the final stretch before the November midterm elections.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seized on the opportunity and made Democrats an offer: let the Senate adjourn until after the election, provided Democrats don’t force the full 30 hours of debate allowed for each nominee.

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Democratic leaders were left at an impasse: They could keep their caucus in the Capitol to oppose...
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