Sessions Rebuts Democrats on Lag in Judicial OKs

Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 05:07 PM

By Dan Weil

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Sen. Jeff Sessions, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, takes Democrats to task for their complaints that the Republicans are delaying the confirmation of President Obama’s judicial nominees. Obama has selected 16 judges that await Senate approval, Roll Call reports.

Sessions, Democrats, Republicans, Obama, Judicial“Democrats’ systematic obstruction of judicial nominees during the Bush administration was unprecedented then and it is unmatched now,” the Alabama Republican said in a statement.

“Suffice it to say, Democrats have capitalized on their eight years of obstruction of outstanding, well-qualified Bush nominees by packing the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals with Obama-picked nominees.”

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