While the Dems and the media are chasing pointless anti-Trump stories, President Trump is stacking the courts to the right for the ages.
President Donald Trump has yet another seat to fill on the federal appeals court in Atlanta, giving him the chance to appoint almost half of the court’s judges during his first term in office.
Judge Stanley Marcus became the latest member of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to tell Trump he will take senior status with a reduced caseload. Marcus said he will become a senior judge when his successor is sworn into office or on March 2, whichever comes first.
The 73-year-old jurist first served on the U.S. District Court bench in Miami from 1985 to 1997, when he was elevated to the 11th Circuit in Atlanta.
Although Marcus was appointed by a Democrat, President Bill Clinton, he has often sided with the 11th Circuit’s conservative wing.
The 11th Circuit was already considered one of the more conservative federal appeals courts in the nation even before Trump became president. It will now remain so for years to come if Trump can fill five of the court’s 12 seats.