PBS NewsHour

How change to Senate confirmation rules could affect courts

Clip: 04/02/2019 | 9m 16s Video has closed captioning.

The Senate is considering changing the confirmation process for some nominees to federal courts and administration roles. Republicans want to limit debate time to speed up approvals, while Democrats argue that would compromise senators’ ability to vet nominees. Judy Woodruff talks to Kristine Lucius of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Heritage Foundation's Tom Jipping.

Aired: 04/02/19

Rating: NR

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