The Leaders’ Letter for the Timely and Orderly Confirmation of Judicial Nominees was delivered to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and U.S. Senate Judiciary Chairman Graham on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Copies were also delivered to the Republican Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Family Foundation’s executive director, Kent Ostrander, joined other leaders from around the nation is signing this letter.
While thanking Leader McConnell and Chairman Graham for the record number of Circuit Court nominees during the past two years, the letter also recognizes that obstruction from Democrats has resulted in a backlog of unconfirmed District and Circuit Court nominees.
In light of that backlog, the letter seeks three specific actions to ensure confirmation of judicial nominees in a timely and orderly manner.