“Judge Drain demonstrates a career-long dedication to helping people understand legal work,” Levin said Thursday. “Confirmation of Judge Drain would help relieve the judicial emergency in Michigan.”
Most of the opposition came from Republicans, but Sens. Scott Brown (R-Mass), Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsCaitlyn Jenner to Trump: You can still fix this 'disaster' FBI rejected WH request to deny contacts between Trump advisers and Russia: report Trump admin rescinds plan to reduce private prison use MORE (R-Ala.) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsDNI official challenges reports of low morale in intelligence community Trust the states — we'll deliver on healthcare Trump's pick for intel chief to get hearing next week MORE (R-Ind.) were among those voting in favor of the nomination. Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.) was the only Democrat to oppose the nomination.