Trump Has Appointed Second-Most Federal Judges Through November 1 of a President’s Fourth Year

President Donald Trump has appointed and the Senate has confirmed 220 Article III federal judges through Nov. 1, 2020, his fourth year in office. This is the second-most Article III judicial appointments through this point in all presidencies since Jimmy Carter (D). The Senate had confirmed 260 of Carter’s appointees at this point in his term.

The average number of federal judges appointed by a president through Nov. 1 of their fourth year in office is 200.

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Conservatives Launch Campaign to Bolster Trump’s Judges, Pressure Democrats

Tennessee Star

Conservative groups announced a campaign Monday designed to pressure Senate Democrats to sign off on President Trump’s judicial nominees, saying this White House deserves a chance to fill the record number of vacancies remaining across the federal courts. The Judicial Crisis Network said it will spend $500,000 on digital ads,…

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