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Response to LastLiberal in PalmSprings (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 14, 2018, 06:12 AM

6. The D.C. Circuit is currently 7 (D) - 3 (R)

In the fall of 2013, Harry Reid used the nuclear option in order to allow Obama to finally fill the vacancies on that specific court (among others).

POLITICS 01/12/2017 07:00 am ET Updated Jan 12, 2017
How Barack Obama Transformed The Nationís Courts

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Obama will leave office with 329 of his judicial nominees confirmed to lifetime posts on federal courts. That includes two U.S. Supreme Court justices and four judges on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the two most powerful courts in the nation. Because of Obama, Democratic appointees now have a 7-4 advantage on the D.C. panel, and those judges will play a major role in deciding cases during the Trump administration related to environmental regulations, health care, national security, consumer protections and challenges to executive orders.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/barack-obama-judicial-legacy_us_586c1944e4b0de3a08f9eb1f


That "4" GOP would have included Kavanaugh who left leaving the court at 7 - 3.

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