Mitch McConnell finally has something to brag about: Judicial appointments

By close of business Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) will have added a quartet of solidly conservative judges to the federal Circuit Courts, those critical venues a step below the Supreme Court with final say on most litigation…

Democrats are flabbergasted that the majority leader could face any criticism on this issue. They’re still fuming over what they consider to be a stolen Supreme Court seat when McConnell refused last year to consider filling the seat after the death of the late justice Antonin Scalia during Barack Obama’s final year as president.

“Didn’t he give them everything?” asked Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.).