Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum denounce Trump’s judicial pick for racist voting rights record targeting African-Am…


On Tuesday, Andrew Gillum and Stacey Abrams jointly called on Senate Republicans to contest President Donald Trump’s judicial pick based on his racist voting rights record.

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Thomas Farr has been nominated by Trump to be a district judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

“When it comes to the trifecta of voter disenfranchisement — voter suppression, racial gerrymandering, and restriction of voting rights — Thomas Farr is, sadly, one of the most experienced election lawyers in the country,” Abrams and Gillum wrote in their statement.

“Superior courts have ruled against him in case after case, citing the surgical precision with which the policies he…

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