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Biden Abandons Plans to Nominate Anti-Abortion GOP Lawyer to Federal Bench

HeadlineJul 18, 2022

President Biden has dropped plans to nominate an anti-abortion Republican lawyer named Chad Meredith as a federal judge in Kentucky as part of a deal with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. The White House says the plan fell apart due to opposition from Kentucky’s other Republican senator, Rand Paul.

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