The Senate voted to confirm Andrew Oldham to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Wednesday, making him President Donald Trump’s 23rd circuit court confirmation.

Oldham, a former clerk to Justice Samuel Alito, has served as a general counsel for Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. He’s held several roles in that office, and also served in former President George W. Bush’s Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department. He was nominated in February to replace outgoing Judge Edward Prado, who Trump nominated as ambassador to Argentina.

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