Kumbaya! White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders praised a new Washington Post article on President Trump’s judicial picks, calling it a “good story about something that matters & people actually care about”:

But we doubt many libs will find an article that declares “transforming our nation’s courts for generations to come” something they really want to read. From the Post’s Robert Costa:

Game over, Dems:

For McConnell, this is the culmination of a years-long gambit that started with stymieing President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees, most notably Supreme Court choice Merrick Garland, and creating a backlog of vacancies on the nation’s highest courts.

Trump’s 2016 election enabled McConnell (R-Ky.) to cement a legacy of judicial confirmations that is likely to be felt long after the two men leave office. The Republican leaders are also trying to use judicial nominations to energize conservative voters, who party leaders worry will sit out the midterm elections.

There are 179 authorized judgeships for the U.S. Court of Appeals. With 24 confirmations and 13 vacancies to fill, Trump and the Republicans have the power to install more than 20 percent of the judges on the nation’s second-highest courts.

Read the whole thing here.