Second Trump Selected LGBT Judge Confirmed

President Trumps 15 judicial picks were confirmed on Thursday night by the Senate, and one of them is an openly gay judge. Patrick J. Bumatay was confirmed for the nomination of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Tom Homann LGBT Law Association, which is dedicated to the “advancement of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues throughout California and the nation,” according to the White House Press Release. He is now the second openly gay federal appeals court judge.