WASHINGTON (AP) — The highest Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says she’ll vote towards President Donald Trump’s nominee for lawyer common, Sen. Jeff Periods.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California says she will’t reconcile the independence required within the job “with the partisanship this nominee has exhibited.” Periods was certainly one of Trump’s earliest supporters.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is assembly Tuesday to vote on the nomination.
Feinstein additionally praised Sally Yates, the previous appearing lawyer common who was fired by Trump Monday after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban.
“That assertion took a metal backbone to face up and say no,” Feinstein stated. “That’s what an lawyer basic have to be prepared and capable of do.”
Feinstein stated she has “no confidence” Periods would do this.
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