US Senate confirms Indian-American to key judicial post

Jjudge Amul Thapar. (File photo | AP)

Judge Amul Thapar. (File photo | AP)

WASHINGTON: The US Senate has confirmed Indian-American Judge Amul Thapar to a key judicial position on the powerful US court of appeals.

The first Indian-American to be nominated by US President Donald Trump for the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals, Thapar was confirmed by the Senate 52-44, a vote which took place on party lines.

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