Judicial nominees of President Joe Biden over the last few years have repeatedly been stumped by Sen. John Kennedy's (R., La.) basic questions about the Constitution in Senate confirmation hearings. When Kennedy asked Charnelle Bjelkengren, nominee to be United States district judge for the Eastern District of Washington, to explain the purpose of Article Five in the U.S. Constitution, Bjelkengren responded, "Article Five is not coming to mind at the moment."
The Washington Free Beacon rounded up the most noteworthy moments from Kennedy's questions at the confirmation hearings.
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