Trump judicial nominee pulled at last minute over ‘racially insensitive writings’

Trump judicial nominee pulled at last minute over ‘racially insensitive writings’Moments before a Senate vote on his confirmation to the US Circuit Court, one of Donald Trump’s nominees reportedly had his candidacy withdrawn by the White House after concerns were raised about his racially insensitive writings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he was pulling Ryan Bounds’ nomination as an assistant US district attorney for Oregon, to the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals. It came after South Carolina Republican Senator Tim Scott raised concerns over some of Mr Bounds’ writings as a undergraduate at Stanford University, CNN reported.


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