WASHINGTON | The Latest: 2 GOP women seated on Senate Judiciary panel
WASHINGTON —Jan 03, 2019—The Latest on the 116th Congress (all times local):
Senate Majority Mitch McConnell has seated two Republican women on the Senate Judiciary Committee, something he pledged to do last year after Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh‘s contentious hearings.
McConnell announced that Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst and Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn will join the panel. Blackburn is a freshman senator who was sworn in Thursday.