The Washington Newsday: Joe Biden is pushing through federal judge nominees at a faster rate than Donald Trump and Barack Obama

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Jonathan Edwards

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on August 5, 2021.

The outgoing president of the liberal Alliance for Justice, Nan Aron, remarked, “I don’t see any silver lining to Breyer staying on the court.” She is concerned that an illness or death in the Senate could squander the Democrats’ precarious majority, and that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell will repeat his refusal to confirm a Democratic nominee, as he did when Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016 and Obama nominated Merrick Garland, now the attorney general, to the Supreme Court.

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