President Joe Biden’s nominee for the U.S. District Court of Washington, D.C., Judge Todd Edelman, has failed to garner enough votes in the Senate Judiciary Committee, meaning his nomination will expire on Jan. 3, when the 117th Congress ends.
Edelman, who currently sits on the district’s Superior Court, was nominated by Biden in September.
During his nomination hearing with the committee last month, Edelman was questioned
about his decision to release Christian Wingfield, 24, a convicted criminal in 2020, Fox News reports.
Edelman presided over a case involving Wingfield, who was awaiting trial for illegal possession of a firearm and released him with a GPS-monitoring ankle bracelet….