White House Lawyer, Nominated as Judge, Stays Mum at Hearing

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Steven Menashi refused to answer questions from Democratic Senators about his work on immigration issues.

  • Published 11 September 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House lawyer nominated to be a federal appeals court judge declined to answer questions from senators about his work in the Trump White House and Education Department. Steven Menashi, an associate White House counsel, has been nominated by President Donald Trump for the New York-based 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Menashi refused to answer questions from Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California and… Read at AP News