These vacancies are now being called "judicial emergencies."
Pressure from left-wing groups on Democrats to slow the judicial-confirmation process down is a large reason why the judiciary is understaffed.
Senate Democrats are using Trump’s nominees as proxies for Trump himself.
The Senate should prioritize filling current vacancies on the nation’s district and appeals courts.
Nearly three dozen nominees to the district and appeals courts are ready for confirmation now.
Judiciary Committee Democrats should stop playing games, take their own advice, and do their job.