Monday, February 1, 2016

After Facing Questions on Abortion, 2 Obama Judicial Nominees Fail to Advance

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding up two of President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees for federal judgeships in Pennsylvania.

Robert Colville and John Younge, both nominated for lifetime judicial positions, did not receive a vote at Thursday’s committee meeting. Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said the move was meant to give senators more time to review “their records and answers to written questions.”

Colville and Younge were nominated by Obama in July to serve as U.S. district judges in Pennsylvania. Their delay comes as conservatives have called for the Republican-controlled Senate to stop confirming Obama’s judicial nominees.

After failing to impress the committee during the confirmation process, the duo isn’t likely to make it out of committee anytime soon. . . . Read More at The Daily Signal:TEXT

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