Butterfield Questions Trump Judicial Appointment

Butterfield questions Trump judicial appointment

From staff reports
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield says a judge President Donald Trump nominated to the federal court bench does not reflect eastern North Carolina’s racial diversity.Trump formally nominated 11 people for federal district judgeships on Thursday, including Thomas Alan Farr, who will be considered for service on the U.S. District Court for Eastern District North Carolina.Farr is white, while two nominees for the judgeship made by former President Barack Obama and blocked in the Senate were African-American women.“The counties in the Eastern District have a substantial African-American population, but the Court does not …

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