Trump Court Pick Rated ‘Not Qualified’ Sits Through Humiliating Senate Hearing–Yahoo!

Jennifer Bendery

 Two days after the American Bar Association rated Leonard Steven Grasz “not qualified” to be a judge, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing Wednesday for Grasz’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

It was brutal.

With Grasz sitting in front of the committee, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) read aloud passages from the ABA’s eight-page statementoutlining why Grasz earned such a terrible and rarely designated rating by the nation’s premier legal society.

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