Mitch McConnell Immediately Moves to Begin Confirming Judges After Acquittal

It’s a very good day for President Donald Trump.
The morning began with the release of the January jobs report, showing the biggest monthly job growth in nearly five years. Then came the inevitable acquittal on both articles of impeachment. And less than an hour after the acquittal, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wasted no time to get to work on confirming a handful of judges.

The Senate Cloakroom Twitter account posted the news that McConnell had filed cloture below:

This is merely a continuation of President Trump’s mounting victories in the courts. Just over one out of every five federal judges has been appointed by Trump, and he’s flipped the historically liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.