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GOP senator stumps Trump’s judge pick

Sen. John Kennedy's (R-LA) questioning of Trump's judicial nominee Matthew Spencer Petersen went viral online after Petersen struggled to answer basic questions about the law.

[Newsa] Matthew Spencer Petersen

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, a standard-procedure Senate confirmation hearing to approve one of President Donald Trump's picks took an interesting turn. A video of Trump's judicial nominee Matthew...

[Newsa] Matthew Spencer Peterson

One of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve as a US District Court judge struggled to answer basic legal questions during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which a top Republican...