Trump judicial nominee Matthew Petersen struggles answering legal questionsPlay Video - 1:42
December 16th, 2017
Trump judicial nominee Matthew Petersen struggles answering legal questions
Matthew Petersen, a lawyer in private practice who was nominated for a lifetime appoint as a federal judge by President Trump, admitted that he has no background in trial work and struggled answering questions during a Senate confirmation hearing. NBC News justice correspondent Pete Williams reports for TODAY.