Some articles on recess, consecutive recess appointments:
... Rejected recess appointees to the United States district courts are as follows Judge Court Appointing President Began active service Ended active service Notes Cheney, John MosesJohn Moses Cheney S.D. 14, 1899 19000607March 4, 1899 June 7, 1900 Received consecutive recess appointments to the same court on both occasions, Congress adjourned without acting on the nomination. 7, 1947 December 20, 1947 19480622December 19, 1947 June 22, 1948 Received three consecutive recess appointments to the same court on the first two occasions, Congress adjourned ...
Famous quotes containing the words appointments and/or recess:
“All appointments hurt. Five friends are made cold or hostile for every appointment; no new friends are made. All patronage is perilous to men of real ability or merit. It aids only those who lack other claims to public support.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“In a far recess of summer
Monks are playing soccer.”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)