With the Senate failing to act this year, President-elect Donald Trump will decide whether to renominate David Nye, left, as Idaho’s second federal judge. Nye, nominated for the post by President Barack Obama, is shown listening to Buffalo attorney Kathleen Sweet, right, at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2016.
With the Senate failing to act this year, President-elect Donald Trump will decide whether to renominate David Nye, left, as Idaho’s second federal judge. Nye, nominated for the post by President Barack Obama, is shown listening to Buffalo attorney Kathleen Sweet, right, at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2016. Tong Wu McClatchy
With the Senate failing to act this year, President-elect Donald Trump will decide whether to renominate David Nye, left, as Idaho’s second federal judge. Nye, nominated for the post by President Barack Obama, is shown listening to Buffalo attorney Kathleen Sweet, right, at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 2016. Tong Wu McClatchy

Waiting for Trump: Judicial nominees stalled as Congress readies to adjourn

December 08, 2016 11:40 AM