US Senate confirms openly gay Filipino-American Trump nominee to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Posted by on December 14, 2019 9:26 pm
Categories: Health

The Senate confirmed President Trump’s ninth judicial nominee to the liberal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, elevating Patrick Bumatay, an openly gay Filipino man, to the federal bench over objections from his liberal home-state senators.

Mr. Bumatay, who has worked as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, cleared the Senate by a 53-40 party-line vote.

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