Earlier this week, Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett was confirmed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Tweeting Texan's account has been dormant since November, remaining silent during Senate confirmation hearings.
Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted confirmation hearings for several judicial appointees including Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett. Willett has been nominated for a spot on the fifth circuit.
An avid Twitter user, Willett is a bright, humorous spot on the social media platform. Prior to the hearing, many a politic-watcher wondered if Willett's Twitter feed would be questioned.
And it was.
One of Texas' best is making the federal leap. Thursday, Trump nominated Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, according to an administrative official.
Willett, a good-humored Constitutional conservative, was rumored to have made Trump's Supreme Court Justice short list.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, released a short-list of potential SCOTUS nominees Wednesday.
Senate Republicans have thus far, made good on their promise to block President Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland. Should that hold, the task of replacing the late Justice Scalia will fall to the next Oval Office occupant.
According to ABC News, Trump's SCOTUS list includes: