Mississippi’s U.S. Senators Weigh in on Trump’s Nomination of South Ms. Judge for Seat on Federal Appeals Court

President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from South Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s most conservative federal appeals courts. That nominee to the 5th United States Circuit Court of Appeals is Halil “Sul” Ozerden.

Mississippi’s U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, both republicans, are praising President Trump’s choice of Judge Ozerden for this nomination, with Senator Wicker saying, in part, “Judge Ozerden is the right choice for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.”

Both Mississippi senators are showing a unified front to help secure Ozerden’s nomination, with these words of assurance from Senator Hyde-Smith, “ I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure Judge Ozerden is confirmed swiftly.” News 25 will keep you posted as this story continues to develop.

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