The Senate returned from recess yesterday and will return to the task of continuing to confirm judges. The Senate is expected to hold confirmation votes for three judicial nominees this week, including one district nominee and two nominees for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (one of whom was nominated over 600 days ago).
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham continues to process nominees steadily. Tomorrow, the Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Peter Phipps, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Phipps is currently a district judge in the Western District of Pennsylvania and was confirmed last October by a voice vote.
Here is a full update on the status of President Trump’s federal judicial nominations …
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