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Stat of the Day: Trump & McConnell Quickly Reshaping Judiciary

Whatever one's opinion of Donald Trump, his tweets or his legislative accomplishments to date, he has unmistakably achieved great progress on the issue perhaps foremost among his supporters' minds.  Along with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R - Kentucky), whose efforts began while Barack Obama was still president after Justice Antonin Scalia's passing, Trump is already reshaping the nation's judicial branch, as The Wall Street Journal's Kimberly Strassel details:

. Mr. Trump has now nominated nearly 60 judges, filling more vacancies than Barack Obama did in his entire first year.  There are another 160 court openings, allowing Mr. Trump to flip or further consolidate conservative majorities on the circuit courts that have the final say on 99% of federal legal disputes…[more]

October 13, 2017 • 11:43 am

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By Betsy McCaughey
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—Steven Shepard, POLITICO Chief Polling Analyst
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Would you be willing to pay a small percentage in extra federal income taxes in return for the ability to file your taxes on a simple, one-page form that most taxpayers should be able to use without professional tax preparer help?