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Senate Confirms Controversial Trump Judicial Nominee Menashi

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Published on November 14, 2019 - Duration: 00:46s

Senate Confirms Controversial Trump Judicial Nominee Menashi

The Senate has confirmed Trump’s judicial nominee to the powerful 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.

This is despite bipartisan frustration over his refusal to answer questions during his confirmation hearing.

In a 51-41 vote, the Senate confirmed Steven Menashi, with moderate GOP Sen.

Susan Collins voting against him.

Menashi, an associate counsel to the president, faced criticism from Democrats and Republicans alike.

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