Monday, July 10, 2017

Bloomberg: Trump Begins Rightward Shift of US Courts - Standard Tribal slant but lots of info --tma

Although he’s been thwarted so far on his legislative 
agenda before Congress, most notably on health care, 
President Donald Trump has a big opportunity to 
reshape another branch of government outside his 
control: the federal judiciary. He has already moved 
swiftly to fill an unusual, inherited vacancy on the 
Supreme Court, and now his aides are working their 
way through a large number of openings on the lower 
federal courts. Some of his first picks are up for a 
Senate committee vote this month. ...