Largest Pennsylvania police union leaders tell Senate to ‘oppose’ Biden judicial nominee

Largest Pennsylvania police union leaders tell Senate to ‘oppose’ Biden judicial nominee


The walls appear to be closing in for President Joe Biden‘s chances to name the first Muslim American judge to a lifetime position on a federal appeals court.

Leaders of the largest police unions, representing 40,000 officers in Pennsylvania, penned a letter to Senate leadership Thursday calling for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to “stand up for law enforcement” and oppose the nomination of Adeel Mangi to the appeals court, citing his affiliation with an organization that called a person who murdered a police officer a “freedom fighter.”

Circuit Judge Nominee Adeel Abdullah Mangi testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on judicial nominations at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023. (Graeme Sloan/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

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“Mr. Mangi has

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