Trump is on track to confirm more judges than any other president in their first term

Trump is on track to confirm more judges than any other president in their first term

| By Alexander Heller | (Published on June 14, 2020)

After an unprecedented rise to the presidency nearly four years ago, President Trump has presided over an equally unprecedented rate of judicial confirmations from Senate Republicans and himself. 1 in 4 circuit court judges are now Trump appointees, cementing a legacy that’s likely going to see [and ensure] a conservative tilt for decades to come.

Regardless of what the outcome will be in November’s election, Trump’s rate of judicial confirmations will probably never be seen again for at least a generation. As of June 13th, Trump is itching close to confirm the second-most federal judges in a president’s first term, and Senate Republicans are determined to keep up the pace.

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Powerful, peaceful and prayerful protests in New Jersey contrast the rest of the US

Powerful, peaceful and prayerful protests in New Jersey contrast the rest of the US

| By Greg Scharen and Alexander Heller | (Published on June 2, 2020)

Chants, songs and prayers filled the air on Monday, as people flooded the Asbury Park Post Office to protest the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. Words of prayer and unity were given by speakers that aimed to inspire the crowd to, “go home and do something!”

In a strong display of unity, people began to chant “Let us march!” With the entire crowd of protesters taking to the street, signs in hand, to have their voices heard. While making their way into the streets, Bill Withers’ “Lean On Me” was sung from the Post Office steps throughout the crowd.

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