Greg Abbott’s Adviser Awaits Senate Approval To Fifth Circuit

Andrew Oldham is a former Texas deputy solicitor general.

By Christopher ConnellyMay 31, 2018 1:48 pm| , , , ,

From KERA:

A longtime adviser to Gov. Greg Abbott is awaiting approval from the Senate for a seat on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Andrew Oldham was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, alongside two lawyers nominated for federal district courts in Texas, Alan Albright and Micheal Truncale. A vote from the full Senate is the final hurdle before they’re confirmed to the federal bench.

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