Have All of President Trump’s Judicial Appointees Been Straight, White Pro-Lifers?

It’s not every day we fact-check anonymous Twitter accounts with cartoons for avatars. But when a falsehood garners 15,800 retweets and 30,200 likes (and counting), it is worth correcting the record.

Nearly every line of that tweet is inaccurate. Let’s dive in.

For starters, President Trump has nominated 238 federal judges during his first three years in office, 187 of whom have been confirmed by the Senate, with 35 still awaiting a confirmation vote. We can call that a rounding error. 

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