Trump nominates two conservative Texas jurists to 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
WASHINGTON – The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump will nominate two Texas jurists with long conservative credentials to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and Dallas appellate lawyer James Ho emerged from a field of a half-dozen contenders for two open seats from Texas on the court.
Both are highly respected in conservative circles, and were recommended by the state's two Republicans U.S. senators, John Cornyn and Ted Cruz.
Willett, who worked for George W. Bush in the governor's office and in the White House, also is... read more
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