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Srinivasan Nomination
By Politico | April 10, 2022 3:27 pm

Five years into his presidency, Barack Obama may finally be close to getting his first nominee confirmed to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Today the Senate Judiciary Committee heard the nomination of Sri Srinivasan after Republicans delayed his nomination for almost a year.

Since 1948, every president except for Obama has had at least one of his nominees confirmed to the court. Obama cannot tolerate a filibuster of Sri Srinivasan. If Republicans filibuster, he should break it. After the hearings, Obama should nominate a judge for each of the court’s remaining three vacancies.

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