[Ed. – Determined to leave no far-left stone unturned.]
Former President Donald Trump consistently pulled rightward the West Coast’s most powerful federal court through his appointments. Now, as President Biden eyes the judiciary, he will have the chance to swing it back to the left.
Trump upended that power balance. During his term, he cut the 11-seat lead Democratic-appointed judges held on the 29-judge court to a margin of three. … The once-liberal bastion now often delivers conservative opinions on hot-button issues such as abortion, gun rights, and religious freedom cases.