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Democrats target Trump’s federal judicial picks
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Democrats target Trump’s federal judicial picks

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With Republicans having the majority in the U.S. Senate, it appears that Democrats will have a very hard time stopping any future federal judicial appointments.

Republicans hold a slight majority now, but when the class of 2018 is sworn into office, the GOP will have increased and solidified their majority.

President Trump’s latest judicial nominee to the U.S. District Court judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina is

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Thomas Farr, and employment attorney who is accused of supporting voter suppression laws against African-Americans.

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Democrats, who almost defeated SCOTUS Justice Brett Kavanaugh, are accusing Farr of supporting “the most restrictive voting law North Carolina has seen since the era of Jim Crow.”

All 49 Democratic senators have said they would vote against Farr, as has Republican Jeff Flake, who is still holding out until his special counsel bill is addressed.

Flake said he would not vote for any of Trump’s judicial nominees until his measure is voted on.

Potential Democratic presidential candidates, Sens. Kamala Harris and Corey Booker, and Elizabeth Warren, have come out swinging against Farr’s nomination.

“A vote for Thomas Farr this week is a vote in support of voter suppression. His confirmation for a life-long judgeship would be a travesty for American democracy. That is not an exaggeration.”- Sen. Corey Booker (D)

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Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning South Florida-based political journalist owns Diverse New Media, Corp. which publishes Floridianpress.com, Judicialpost.com, shark-tank.com, and Hispolitica.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming and biking. He ran as a Republican in the 2018 congressional primary race in Florida's CD 22. Javier is also a political consultant, and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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