Welcome to Chicago crony politics as President Obama Elevates the brother of an undecided Utah Congressman to the US District Court of Appeals of Utah District.
Professor Scott Matheson, Jr brother Utah Representative Jim Matheson of Utah. Matheson who opposed the original bill; He is now undecided.
“Scott Matheson is a distinguished candidate for the Tenth Circuit court,” President Obama said. “Both his legal and academic credentials are impressive and his commitment to judicial integrity is unwavering. I am honored to nominate this lifelong Utahn to the federal bench.”
Professor Matheson Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, where he has been a member of the faculty since 195.
This comes after Rep. Joe Sestak(D-PA) asked by the white house to step aside in the Pennsylvania Primary against Sen. Arlen Specter(D-PA) for the Democratic nomination. Sestak turned downed the President . Speculation was the Sestak an admiral in the Navy would have been nominated Secretary of Navy.
This is a long three years a very long long three years. Seesh!!!!!!!!
The Weekly Standard has Matheson’s CV.