One of Trump’s new judicial nominees is not getting Chuck Schumer’s approval. It has nothing to do with qualifications. Schumer is actually saying that he won’t approve the nominee because he’s white.
This is the same party that blamed every single dissent under Obama on racism for eight years.
The Washington Examiner reports:
Chuck Schumer will vote against this judicial nominee just because he’s white
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y, said Thursday he would vote against the confirmation of one of President Trump’s judicial nominees because the candidate is white.
This is not a loose paraphrase of what he said. It is nearly verbatim his explanation for his “no” vote on the nomination of Marvin Quattlebaum to the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. The only thing missing is the senator stating specifically that he couldn’t support a white nominee because two African-American nominees had failed to pass a Senate vote.
“The nomination of Marvin Quattlebaum speaks to the overall lack of diversity in President Trump’s selections for the federal judiciary,” Schumer told senators. “Quattlebaum replaces not one, but two scuttled Obama nominees who were African-American.”
He added, “As of Feb. 14th, 83 percent of the President Trump’s confirmed nominees were male, 92 percent were white. That represents the lowest share of non-white candidates in three decades.
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Why isn’t the media calling Schumer out for this? Maybe because he’s a Democrat.