Drone Memo Author David J. Barron Confirmed by Senate (Video)

Posted May 22, 2014 at 2:26pm

Barron will be a judge for the First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.  

Barron’s appointment was most vigorously opposed by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. After last year’s use of the “nuclear option” eliminating the 60-vote rule, only a simple majority is needed to confirm most judicial nominees.