By David Hawkings and Todd RugerPosted January 23, 2018 at 5:03pm
The end of filibusters, changes in other Hill customs and subcontracting nominations to conservative groups – all have combined to make Senate judicial confirmations much more about “consent” than “advice,” CQ legal affairs reporter Todd Ruger explains.
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Leonard Leo of @FedSoc, an outside adviser to the president on Supreme Court and judicial selection, on Trump’s year filling federal court vacancies. https://t.co/bPglHKZRxQ
— Todd Ruger (@ToddRuger) January 23, 2018
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