“Although it seems I oppose many of the president’s judicial nominations, I can say with confidence that this is not the case with Mr. Dowdell,” Sen. James InhofeJames InhofeSenate teeing up Mattis waiver Lawmakers play nice at Russia hacking hearing Senate chairman meets Trump’s EPA nominee MORE (R-Okla.) said on the floor before the vote Tuesday. “Dowdell has stated that he does not agree that the Constitution is a living document.
After that vote, the Senate confirmed Jesus G. Bernal to be a U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California by voice-vote.
“I’m very excited to rise in strong support of Jesus Bernal,” Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerFeinstein to hold campaign fundraisers, a hint she'll run again Becerra formally nominated for Calif. attorney general 10 freshmen to watch in the new Congress MORE (D-Calif.) said before the vote Tuesday. “He’s going to make an amazing judge.”