You have to wonder if this Senate can confirm anyone in a timely fashion, say, in less than two months. After blocking an judicial appointment just to be contrary, the Senate finally confirmed Robert Bacharach to the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Oklahoma.
I say finally, because Judge Bacharach waited 263 days for a Senate floor vote, only to be approved overwhelmingly, by a vote of 93-0. Many more judicial appointments await the Senate’s approval, and that fact is disheartening.
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