WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly withdrew one of President Donald Trump’s appellate-court nominees Thursday when it became apparent he did not have enough support.
The decision came minutes before the confirmation vote and after senators voiced concerns about his college writings.
McConnell indicated the administration would withdraw the nomination of Ryan Bounds, an assistant U.S. attorney in Oregon, to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Republicans have been able to use their thin majority
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