California senators will try to block White House judicial nominees for the 9th Circuit - News Summed Up

California senators will try to block White House judicial nominees for the 9th Circuit


Compromises on circuit nominees were once common when the president and the home-state senators came from different parties, especially when there were multiple vacancies. And in the past, disapproval by home-state senators, shown through refusal to return so-called blue slips, would have in effect killed a nomination. But this year, for the first time, Grassley has brushed off home senators’ views and moved forward without their approval.


Source: Los Angeles Times October 11, 2018 22:07 UTC



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