California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) will reportedly appoint EMILY’s List President Laphonza Butler to fill the Senate seat that Dianne Feinstein vacated upon her recent death.
“Newsom is moving swiftly to name the next senator, two days after Feinstein’s death and just as a perilously split Congress narrowly averted a government shutdown. Senate Democrats are in need of every vote in the closely divided chamber,” reported Politico on Sunday.
The New York Times confirmed on Sunday that Newsom would be appointing Butler to fill the U.S. Senate seat.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) listens during the Senate Judiciary Committee mark-up hearing of S.359, the “Supreme Court E... Read Entire Article