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Trump Nominates Florida Lawyer Who Graduated College in 2009 to Lifetime Judicial Appointment

HeadlineAug 13, 2020

President Trump on Wednesday nominated five more candidates to the federal bench, including Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a Florida lawyer and former federal prosecutor who previously clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Here’s how Mizelle described Justice Thomas at a January event held by the archconservative Federalist Society.

Kathryn Kimball Mizelle: “I have to describe what it’s like to clerk for the greatest living American, and I mean that with all sincerity.”

If confirmed by the Senate, Mizelle would serve a lifetime appointment on a U.S. district court in Florida. She graduated college in 2009 and is believed to be in her early thirties.

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