Capitol Report: McDonald nominated for CT Supreme Court Chief Justice

Capitol Report

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Some exciting judicial news came out of Connecticut last week.

Governor Malloy nominated Andrew McDonald for Chief Justice of Connecticut’s Supreme Court.

McDonald is a longtime political ally of Gov. Malloy’s.Related Content: First openly gay judge nominated to be chief justice of CT Supreme Court

He would also become the nation’s first openly gay chief justice.

While it would be a historic moment, is McDonald too close to Gov. Malloy to be in this position?Related Content: Nominee would be first openly gay state chief justice

The panel discusses this topic in the video above.

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