Trump Just Nominated One Of Bush’s Unsuccessful Judicial Nominees To A Long-Vacant Seat


Trump Just Nominated One Of Bush’s Unsuccessful Judicial Nominees To A Long-Vacant Seat

Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama both tried, unsuccessfully, to fill a judicial vacancy in a North Carolina federal district court that’s been empty now for almost 12 years. President Donald Trump is now trying to fill the seat again, albeit with a familiar candidate.The White House on Thursday announced that Trump would nominate Thomas Farr, a Raleigh-based attorney who has represented state lawmakers in defending the state’s redistricting plans and voter ID law, for the US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Farr was Bush’s nominee for the same seat in 2006, but his nomination never …

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