After Trump Nominee To D.C. District Court Withdraws Name, Norton Says White House Should Consult Her And Her Nominating Commission On Candidates


After Trump Nominee to D.C. District Court Withdraws Name, Norton Says White House Should Consult Her and Her Nominating Commission on Candidates

Dec 18, 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement after Matthew Petersen, President Trump’s nominee to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, today withdrew his name from consideration after he could not answer basic questions about federal legal procedure at his confirmation hearing last week.
“Faced with tough, revealing questions from a Republican senator, Petersen ultimately could not get the votes even of Republicans.  D.C.’s District Court is one of the most important federal courts in the nation and should be filled with judges who …

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