Senate Democrats approved another one of President Obama’s radical nominees to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. They did it today in the wee hours of the morning.
Senate Democrats have taken advantage of the nuclear option to confirm one of President Obama’s most extreme judicial nominees.
All fifty-five Democratic senators and one Republican voted Wednesday night to cut off debate on the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. And at 12:52 a.m. on Thursday, 51 senators, all Democrats, voted to confirm Pillard to the country’s second most important court.
Pillard revealed her extreme hostility to religious liberty in 2011 remarks on the case Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church v. EEOC, which had not yet been decided by the Supreme Court and involved the right of the Lutheran Church to determine who qualified as a Lutheran minister.
Read the whole thing. This is turning into a real nightmare.