“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 Sessions#NeverTrump can love him or hate him, Trump always wins Republicans want to grease tracks for Trump Trump’s White House is a step backward in racial progress MORE (R-Ala.) and Dan CoatsDan CoatsTrump narrows secretary of State field to four finalists 2016’s battle for the Senate: A shifting map 10 Senate seats that could flip in 2018 MORE (R-Ind.) were among those voting in favor of the nomination. Sen. Ben Nelson (Neb.) was the only Democrat to oppose the nomination.