"The Senate has confirmed six of Trump's judicial nominees in the past 30 hours," tweeted Vanita Gupta, the president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
"These are lifetime appointments that McConnell's pushing through instead of the HEROES Act & other crucial legislation.".
Three of the judges were appointed to seats covering Los Angeles, while another was appointed to a seat covering San Diego.
The upper chamber is also expected to end debate on the nomination of Franklin Ulyses Valderrama to the Northern District of Illinois.
Advocacy groups sounded the alarm over the confirmations of Dugan and McGlynn, who received support from anti-abortion organizations and signaled their opposition to abortion rights.
"And yet, the Senate majority continues to prioritize confirming judges for lifetime appointments — many with hostile records on reproductive and civil rights, including abortion.".
"We are breaking Democrat filibusters on nominations, because Democrats filibustered coronavirus relief," McConnell said in a statement. »