Two California lawyers nominated to seats on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit passed through Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday morning despite opposition from the state’s two Democratic senators.
Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, who both sit on the committee , came out publicly earlier this year against President Donald Trump’s nominations of Daniel Collins and Kenneth Lee, declining to return the so-called blue slips to indicate their signoff.
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