3.) Nominations

  • 2018-11-12
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
Confirming dozens of Trump's executive and judicial nominees is arguably the top priority of the lame-duck session.

When asked about the Republicans post-election agenda, Senate Majority Whip, John Cornyn (R-Texas), quipped: "Nominations, more nominations."

Senate Republicans have confirmed Trump's judicial picks at a record pace and have the opportunity to continue doing so through the end of the year – ironically thanks to Democrats, who nixed filibustering for most court nominations in 2013.

 Source: AAN
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