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Trump Court Scorecard: 187 Appointments to Fed. Courts - TheGunMag - The Official Gun Magazine of the Second Amendment Foundation
Posted By On Friday, December 27, 2019 01:30 PM. Under Featured
By Dave Workman | Senior Editor
In what may have been something of a lament, the Washington Post reported President Donald Trump has made 187 appointments to fill vacancies on the federal courts.
This could easily become his most important legacy, many observers have suggested.
The Washington Post put it bluntly: “After three years in office, President Donald Trump has remade the federal judiciary, ensuring a conservative tilt for decades and cementing his legacy no matter the outcome of November’s election.”
While Democrats have been feverishly trying to impeach Trump, it might be fair to say the president has been playing payback by changing the federal courts, returning balance, and the changes include the traditionally liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
According to Politico, this change from the left toward the right is “threatening Democratic court challenges on everything from abortion to who gets a green card.”
Trump’s total: 187 appointments to the federal bench, and if he is re-elected in 2020, that scorecard will climb even farther. That could be good news for Second Amendment advocates, especially in the West, where state gun control laws in Washington and California are being challenged on federal constitutional grounds.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York, which would never have happened, had Hillary Clinton filled two vacancies on the high court rather than Trump. There are also four other cases seeking Supreme Court review.
While the establishment press and leading liberals raise fears of a conservative federal court system, conservatives counter that Trump is bringing balance back to the courts, Politico acknowledged.
The Post story, picked up by SFGate.com, said Trump has filled 50 vacancies on circuit courts, twice the number his predecessor had appointed by this time in his first term.
Filling court vacancies with conservative judges and justices is one major reason Trump won the presidency.
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