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AFP to Blackburn: Confirm Neomi Rao

Feb 27, 2019 by AFP

NASHVILLE, TN – Americans for Prosperity-Tennessee (AFP-TN) today announced digital and grassroots efforts in support of Neomi Rao’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. This is one of the group’s largest grassroots efforts to date supporting a judicial nominee, and the largest effort for a lower court nominee.

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AFP-TN State Director Tori Venable issued the following statement:

“Neomi Rao will serve as an excellent judge who is committed to the rule of law and interpreting the Constitution as written. Senator Blackburn has a great opportunity to demonstrate her leadership by supporting this qualified nominee’s confirmation to the most significant judicial appointment outside of the Supreme Court. We are engaging and mobilizing our activists to urge Senator Blackburn to confirm this principled jurist.”

Background:

Neomi Rao is the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. She has previously clerked for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson of the Fourth Court of Appeals.

Earlier this year, Senator Blackburn was assigned to the Judiciary Committee.

In December, Americans for Prosperity released two statements that included Rao’s judicial nomination:

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