White House plans to send 50 judicial nominees to new Congress

(CNN)The White House on Tuesday night announced its intention to renominate 50 judicial nominees, rekindling a battle between Republicans, who hope to capitalize on their record-breaking judicial success from the last Congress, and Democrats, who have lashed out at some of President Donald Trump’s more controversial nominees. At her hearing, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, asked Vitter about the case. Vitter said she didn’t mean to be “coy” but that she would get into a “difficult, difficult area when I start commenting on Supreme Court decisions — which are…

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