Report: Amy Klobuchar Has Voted To Confirm ⅔ Of Trump’s Judicial Nominees

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) and John Bessler attends the Yahoo News/ABCNews Pre-White House Correspondents' dinner reception pre-party at Washington Hilton on May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Yahoo News) / CC-2.0 / Flickr [Image cropped from original]

Klobuchar has supported Trump judicial nominees more than 75 percent of other Democrat senators.

Minnesota Senator and Democrat Amy Klobuchar is unlike any other of the handful of senators running for a spot on the 2020 presidential ballot. She has supported President Donald Trump's judicial nominees much more than any other Democratic senator vying for the Oval Office in 2020 and more than 75 percent of other Democrats in the Senate, Think Progress reports.

Despite being extremely critical of Trump's Supreme Court Justice nominations in Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, Klobuchar, who also sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has cast a "yes" vote on over 63% of judicial nominees who were picked by Trump and eventually confirmed.

Only Sens. Doug Jones (D-AL), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Jon Tester (D-MT), Mark Warner (D-VA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Angus King (I-ME), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Tina Smith (D-MN), Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Tom Carper (D-DE) have been more supportive of Trump nominees than Klobuchar, and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) has tied Klobuchar by approving 55 of the 87 Trump-nominated and later confirmed judicial nominees.

And among 2020 Democratic candidates who currently serve in the Senate, she is head-and-shoulders above the rest. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has the second highest approval rate for Trump's judicial nominees at approximately the 50.6 percent mark, while Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) have each only voted “yes” at rates within the 40 percent range.

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