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Senate confirms Trump's youngest judicial pick as GOP breaks tradition

Nov 19, 2020 - Axios.com

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed lawyer Kathryn Kimball Mizelle to a lifetime judgeship on U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in a 49-41 vote .

Why it matters: It's the sixth Trump-appointed district judge the Senate has confirmed since Election Day, breaking with the body's tradition against approving nominees of a lame-duck president. Even after losing the presidential election, Trump and Republicans have continued to reshape the judiciary at a blistering pace with ...