Public Charge Revival 'Gone Faster Than TP In A Pandemic' 1 Public Charge Revival 'Gone Faster Than TP In A Pandemic'
Law360 (April 8, 2021, 11:56 PM EDT) — A split Ninth Circuit on Thursday denied a bid by Republican attorneys general to revive the “public charge” rule, with U.S. Circuit Judge Lawrence VanDyke dissenting to say that the Biden administration ensured that the rule “was gone faster than toilet paper in a pandemic.”

Ninth Circuit Judge Lawrence VanDyke slammed President Joe Biden’s administration for terminating the public charge rule “with extreme prejudice” in a sharp dissent. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) In slamming the 2-1 decision, Judge VanDyke — who was nominated by former President Donald Trump and assumed the bench in January 2020 after a contentious confirmation hearing —  asserted that…