BREAKING: Los Angeles Times: “Trump has flipped the 9th Circuit — and some new judges are causing a ‘shock wave’”
“Trump has effectively flipped the circuit,” said 9th
Circuit Judge Milan D. Smith Jr., an appointee of President
George W. Bush.
“Ten new people at once sends a shock wave through the
system,” a 9th Circuit judge said.
Democrat Senator Murray: “We Must Stop This Parade of
Unqualified, Ideologically Rigid Nominees to Our Federal
Senator Murray: “Let me be clear about these nominations:
nothing less is at stake than the integrity of our judicial
system and the future of our democracy”
CNBC: “Congress has handed Trump a historic presidential victory”
Trump will get to fill the most federal judiciary vacancies in 40 years
President Donald Trump should give special thanks to two U.S. Senators this Thanksgiving weekend. One is still serving in the Senate, the other recently retired. One is a Republican. The other a Democrat. And what should President Trump be thanking them for?
Quite simply they have handed him one of the biggest victories any president could claim in the past 45 years.
The implications of this are stark and terrifying. “Almost overnight, the judicial branch would consist of equal parts judges picked by nine presidents combined — and judges picked by one: Donald J. Trump.”
The implications of this are stark and terrifying. “Almost overnight, the judicial branch would consist of equal parts judges picked by nine presidents combined — and judges picked by one: Donald J. Trump.” t.co/UgcEUXAR4V
— Zaki Hasan (@zakiscorner) November 24, 2017
New York Times: Trump Is Rapidly Reshaping the Judiciary. Here’s How.
New York Times: A Conservative Plan to Weaponize the Federal Courts
Senate Republicans are rushing to confirm far-right Trump
judges and now 1/4 of all judges on the circuit court are
Trump appointees. These judges could roll back years of
Senate Republicans are rushing to confirm far-right Trump judges and now 1/4 of all judges on the circuit court are Trump appointees. These judges could roll back years of hard-fought victories.
— Senate Democrats (@dscc) November 10, 2019
VOX: “How Trump took over America’s courts”
Immigration judges are quitting or retiring early because of Trump
Dozens of other judges concerned about their independence
have done the same, according to the union that represents
them and interviews with several who left.
“We’ve seen stuff which is unprecedented — people leaving
the bench soon after they were appointed,” said A. Ashley
Tabaddor, an immigration judge in Los Angeles and president
of the National Assn. of Immigration Judges union. “Judges
are going to other federal agencies and retiring as soon as
possible. They just don’t want to deal with it. It’s become
Trump flips 11th Circuit to majority GOP-appointed judges
Trump flips third appeals court to majority GOP appointed judges
TRUMP POISED TO FLIP COURTS OF APPEALS TO REPUBLICAN FOLLOWING STEVEN MENASHI’S CONFIRMATION