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Wed Mar 6, 2019, 07:49 PM

Senate confirms controversial Trump court pick who backed ObamaCare lawsuit

Source: The Hill

BY JORDAIN CARNEY - 03/06/19 04:50 PM EST

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed a controversial federal circuit court pick who backed a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.

Senators voted 52-47 on Chad Readler's 6th Circuit nomination, with GOP Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) siding with Democrats to oppose him.

Readler, who previously worked as an assistant attorney general for the Civil Division at the Department of Justice, ran into controversy over a brief he filed last year supporting a lawsuit filed by Texas and other states seeking to strike down the Affordable Care Act.

Collins said earlier this week that she would not support Readler, citing his work tied to the court case and his role in the Trump administration's "failure to defend provisions under current law that protect individuals with pre-existing conditions."

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Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/432927-senate-confirms-controversial-trump-court-pick-who-backed-obamacare-lawsuit

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Reply Senate confirms controversial Trump court pick who backed ObamaCare lawsuit (Original post)
Eugene Mar 2019 OP
Rainbow Droid Mar 2019 #1
bearsfootball516 Mar 2019 #3
totodeinhere Mar 2019 #5
Maxheader Mar 2019 #2
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 2019 #4

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Response to Rainbow Droid (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:36 PM

3. No mechanism for it.

Once they’re confirmed, they’re confirmed. No method for removing them.

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Response to Rainbow Droid (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 09:58 PM

5. No. All of Nixon's court picks remained on the bench as well.

n/t

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:25 PM

2. There's that phrase again..."pre existing conditions..."


and the insurance nazis hate it...And shovel buckets of cash at their lapdogs to get rid of it...

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Wed Mar 6, 2019, 09:19 PM

4. K&R

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