In a 52-45 party-line voting Wednesday, the Senate confirmed President Trump's nominee at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
California attorney's confirmation Kenneth Lee was marked for the first time as the home-state senator returned a blue slip, a Senate tradition in which the state-run senator gave their opinion on the nominee, reported by Hill.
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None by Sen. Dianne Feinstein or Sen. Kamala Harris, both California Democrats, returned to a blue slip Lee's nomination in court in San Francisco. Lee, 43, a native of South Korea, is a past special adviser for the Senate Court Committee.
In a Twitter message, Feinstein mentioned Lee's writings on race and civil rights as reasons for his opposition. Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y, noted that Lee has "shocking" positions in the race and reproductive rights of women.
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Lee called "a high-profile person" and a good lawyer. Feinstein said, according to the Washington Times report.
Lee wrote in 1994 that such people have a higher AIDS coverage because Lee's report indicates that he is far from the legal primary. they are "worse" than straight people. "Ninety-nine people have AIDS or drugs," she wrote. He said he was "humiliated" by that position at the time of his hearing confirmation and that he had passed since then, according to Hill.
In another article, she asks why a woman continues to work for a man who has attacked her "so she can not handle a part-time job." At her confirmation confirmation, he said at the time of writing that he did not understand the dynamics in the workplace, according to Hill.
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Lee's nomination lists the 40th judge judge judge Trump's judge since receiving a call.