The Hill reports “More than four dozen judicial nominees are in limbo as President Obama’s term draws to a close.
Senate Democrats are blasting their Republican colleagues for not only blocking the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, but also 53 other judges in the lower courts, calling their obstruction “unprecedented” and “irresponsible.”
“These are supposed to be nonpolitical positions,” Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary, said. “I’ve been here longer than anybody else, I’ve never seen anything so irresponsible.” Read more HERE.
Senator Leahy has “never seen anything so irresponsible?”
On March 26, 2007, Due Process Defenders, delivered to Congressman John Conyers and Senator Patrick Leahy, more than 1500 pages of evidence involving criminal acts by “officers of the court” or government officials. View Due Process Defenders – Press Release
Senator Leahy complains his Republican colleagues are “not willing to follow the Constitution, they won’t do their job”?
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