Politico - Biden wants to notch one more legislative achievement: More judges than Trump

ACS Vice President of Strategic Engagement Zack Gima was quoted in a Politico article detailing the Biden administration's goal of surpassing the previous administration's total number of confirmed federal judges before the end of 2024. However, most of the remaining district court vacancies are in red states, posing a challenge between the Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate Republicans.

Beating Trump’s number “certainly is realistic and possible,” said Zachary Gima, director of strategic engagement at the American Constitution Society. The White House has been shuttling nominees and the Judiciary Committee has been quickly moving them, he said, but “the real unknown has been and will be the Senate floor.”

This article uses ACS data. View ACS's Senate Votes Data and Judicial Nominations Tracker.

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