How The Mueller Investigation Led To A Hold On Judicial Confirmations

The confirmation process is being used to push the bill to protect Mueller.

You wouldn’t think that the Mueller investigation would have any impact on the ability of Republicans to confirm…

On Wednesday, a trio of anti-Trump senators tried to bring up a bill that would protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) sided with Republican leadership and blocked the bill from coming to vote. Lee’s move led directly to the cancellation of a scheduled Thursday meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee that would have prepared several judicial nominees for confirmation votes.