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Michelle Childs Supported by Sen. Graham for D.C. Circuit (1)

April 27, 2022, 4:26 PMUpdated: April 27, 2022, 7:43 PM

U.S. District Judge Michelle Childs, who was a contender for the Supreme Court, received strong support from a leading conservative for her nomination to the federal appeals court in Washington.

The Senate Judiciary Committee resumed confirmation hearings on Wednesday following its sharply partisan vetting of Ketanji Brown Jackson for the high court seat that she was eventually confirmed to in the Democratic-controlled chamber.

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who forcefully opposed Jackson and spoke in favor of Childs’ high court candidacy, reiterated the bipartisan support she has in her home state. That also includes Rep. Jim Clyburn, the No. 3 ...