Biden’s First Judicial Nominees Confirmed With Republican SupportEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed several judicial nominees nominated by President Joe Biden. The upper chamber voted 66-33 to confirm Julien Neals to the U.S. district court in New Jersey. It then approved Regina Rodriguez to be U.S. district judge for the District of Colorado. Neither vote was particularly close as over a dozen Republicans crossed the aisle to support Biden’s nominees. Only 28 Republicans voted against both of them, including Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and John Thune (R-S.D.). Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the Senate majority whip and chairman of the body’s Judiciary Committee, said on the floor that Neals and other Biden nominees who will be voted on this week will “bring much-needed experiential and demographic diversity to our nation’s courts.” “The face of justice is often as important as the fact of justice, and if people appearing before our courts feel there is at least …Read More

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