Senate Democrats recently questioned a federal judicial nominee over his ties to the noted Catholic charity the Knights of Columbus, an act which some have described as anti-Catholic.
Brian C. Buescher, an Omaha-based lawyer, was nominated by President Donald Trump to sit on the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.
Earlier this month, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent on-the-record questions to Buescher on a variety of issues.
Senator Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii, the Senate’s first Buddhist, took issue with the fact that Buescher had been a member of the Knights of Columbus since 1993, stating that she believed that the Catholic organization had “taken a number of extreme positions.”
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