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Where Things Stand: Trump’s Judicial Success Could Linger Longer Than You Think

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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 29: Seventh U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, attends a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Senate Majorit... WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 29: Seventh U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, attends a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) at the U.S. Capitol in preparation for her confirmation hearing, on September 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 30, 2020 12:54 p.m.

With the help of his Senate Republican lackeys (mostly Mitch McConnell) President Trump has shoved through not only a record number of judges to lifelong appointments, but he’s done it at an unprecedented pace — more than lapping his predecessor.

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