President Trump released his 10th round of judicial nominees. The list included Wendy Vitter, general counsel of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Vitter’s husband, David Vitter, is a former Senator from Louisiana.
President Trump announced Tuesday his first tranche of new judicial nominees for 2018, following a record-breaking year for the president with federal appeals court judges confirmed to the bench.
Trump said he intends to send to the Senate one nominee to the federal appeals court, John Nalbandian, to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and eight nominees to U.S. district courts….
Trump closed out 2017 with 12 federal appeals court judges confirmed, the most any president has had confirmed by the Senate during the first year in office.
Neither the White House nor the Senate have indicated they plan to slow down the pace of Trump’s judicial nominees this year.