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Biden planned to nominate anti-abortion lawyer to federal judgeship, emails show

Added 07-06-22 02:09:02pm EST - “White House planned to submit Chad Meredith's nomination as part of deal with Mitch McConnell to avoid holding up Biden's other nominations” - Theguardian.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theguardian.com: “Biden planned to nominate anti-abortion lawyer to federal judgeship, emails show”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

White House planned to submit Chad Meredith’s nomination as part of deal with Mitch McConnell to avoid holding up Biden’s other nominations

The office of Kentucky’s governor, Andy Beshear, has shared emails confirming that Joe Biden intended to nominate Chad Meredith, a conservative lawyer who has previously defended anti-abortion legislation, to a federal judgeship.

Reports of Meredith’s potential nomination have sparked outrage among progressives and abortion rights advocates, even as the White House has dodged questions about the matter. Biden is already seen by some as not taking a strong enough lead on defending abortion rights.

Beshear, a Democrat, shared the emails with the Louisville Courier-Journal, which broke the news of Meredith’s expected nomination last week.

In a 23 June email to one of Beshear’s advisers in DC, the White House aide Kathleen M Marshall said, “To be nominated tomorrow: … Stephen Chad Meredith: candidate for the United States district court for the eastern district of Kentucky.”

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