Judge Wendy Vitter
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by President Donald Trump
Confirmed 52–45 on May 16, 2019
B.A., Sam Houston State University 1982.
J.D., Tulane University Law School 1986.
Assistant district attorney, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 1987-1992; deputy chief of trials, 1989-1990; chief of trials, 1990-1992
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1992-1993
Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, 2012-2019; project director, 2012-2013; general counsel, 2013-2019
Democrats opposed to her confirmation:
Baldwin (D-WI), Bennet (D-CO), Blumenthal (D-CT), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cardin (D-MD), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (D-IL), Feinstein (D-CA), Hassan (D-NH), Heinrich (D-NM), Hirono (D-HI), Jones (D-AL), Kaine (D-VA), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Leahy (D-VT), Manchin (D-WV), Markey (D-MA), Menendez (D-NJ), Merkley (D-OR), Murphy (D-CT), Murray (D-WA), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Rosen (D-NV), Sanders (I-VT), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Shaheen (D-NH), Sinema (D-AZ), Smith (D-MN), Stabenow (D-MI), Tester (D-MT), Udall (D-NM), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warner (D-VA), Warren (D-MA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Wyden (D-OR).