By all accounts, Lee Rudofsky is someone who defends against what he called “encroachment by government.”

Nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as a federal judge in the U.S. District Court in Little Rock, Rudofsky has said that he seeks to keep violent criminals off the streets and worries that today’s politics are far too volatile. Rudofsky, Walmart’s senior director for global anti-corruption compliance, declined to comment for this article and referred questions to the Department of Justice.