Gurulé says Estrada deserves confirmation vote

by Michael O. Garvey

Jimmy Gurulé, former undersecretary of Treasury for enforcement and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, is sharply critical of the Senate Democrats now blocking a confirmation vote on Miguel Estrada, President Bush’s nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.p. Gurulé, who resigned from the Treasury Department earlier this month, is a friend of Estrada, who would, if confirmed, be the first Latino to serve on the powerful federal court and a leading candidate for the Supreme Court, where he would also be the first Latino.p.

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