How Biden outdid Trump, Obama and George W. Bush in confirming federal judges by this point in office, a feat overshadowed by war and inflation

President Joe Biden nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. She was confirmed earlier this year.

Biden has confirmed more federal judges at this point in his tenure than any president since JFK.
Biden’s court picks have also been the most racially, ethnically, and gender diverse.
But his judicial wins have been overshadowed by news of inflation, war, and the FBI Mar-A-Lago search.

In his whirlwind summer of accomplishments, one of President Joe Biden’s most important may have been overshadowed by news of war, inflation, fights over abortion rights, and the FBI search of Mar-A-Lago. Biden has appointed more judges to federal courts at this point in his tenure than any other president since John F. Kennedy.

As of August 8, 2022, exactly 566 days into Biden’s tenure, the Senate had confirmed a record-setting 75 judges nominated by Biden to federal courts, according to a tally from the Pew Research Center

That’s more than Donald Trump,…

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