Posted on 5/15/2018, 11:23:39 AM by caww
Why it matters: .. If Trump can keep replacing liberal judges with conservatives, he’d be giving conservatives an upper hand that would last for decades.
President Trump has already appointed a ‘record-breaking’ number of federal judges, but his judicial legacy is even bigger than that:… More than half of those judges replaced Democratic appointees.
The bottom line: Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have already set a breakneck pace for judicial confirmations. If Republicans still control the Senate after this year’s midterms, no matter what else happens, that pace will continue — and the impact will be felt long after Trump’s presidency ends.
(Excerpt) Read more at axios.com …