Has Donald Trump Appointed Zero Black Federal Judges?

Posted on AllSides October 5th, 2020
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FACT CHECK

A viral Facebook post shared over 16,000 times claims not a single one of President Donald Trump’s judicial appointees is black.

Verdict: False

At least eight federal judges nominated by Trump and confirmed by the Senate are black.

Fact Check:

Since Tuesday’s presidential debate, social media has been replete with misinformation regarding both presidential candidates. This particular Facebook post claims, “Donald Trump has appointed 198 judges in just 4 years. Not 1. Not 1 Black. VOTE PEOPLE!”

But that’s not correct. Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has appointed...

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