circuit court

Collins to oppose Trump circuit court nominee

Republican Sen. Susan Collins said Tuesday she will vote against Chad Readler, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals who has come under fire from Democrats for being a lead lawyer for the Justice Department when it declined to defend key provisions of the Affordable Care Act in response to a lawsuit filed by Republican state attorneys general.

Circuit Court nomination pulled moments before vote

The White House withdrew the nomination of Circuit Court hopeful Ryan Bounds on Thursday, moments before the nominee was to face his Senate confirmation vote and after South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott raised concerns.