Trump district court judge nominee Matthew Petersen couldn’t answer basic questions about law while he was questioned by Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) during his confirmation hearings.
— Sheldon Whitehouse (@SenWhitehouse) December 15, 2017
It’s disgraceful that someone who has never handled a deposition on his own or even tried a case in a district court is being considered for a position on the bench. This administration is nothing more than reality television with serious implications for years to come. The latest reality show character to be kicked to the curb was Omarosa Manigault Newman who was making nearly $180K to do nothing.
The country is literally being run by a bunch of idiots, from the White House to the Department of Education and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. It’s pathetic that Republicans are allowing judicial nominees like Matthew Petersen to face confirmation hearings when it is clear they have zero qualifications for the job. Unbelievable.