Norton Says Republican Senate Confirms Third D.C. District Court Nominee Without Input From Residents, Comprising Half Of All Senate-Confirmed District Court Nominees


Norton Says Republican Senate Confirms Third D.C. District Court Nominee Without Input from Residents, Comprising Half of All Senate-Confirmed District Court Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that yesterday’s Senate confirmation of Dabney Langhorne Friedrich to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia means that half of the six Senate-confirmed district court nominees this year were for the D.C. district court.  The other three confirmed nominees were from states with two Republican senators.  Norton said the high volume of D.C. district court confirmations shows that the Trump Administration and Senate Republicans are fast-tracking D.C. nominees due to the District’s lack of Senate representation.  Thus far, the Senate Judiciary Committee has …

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