Trump Teases SCOTUS Pick Announcement: ‘An Exceptional Person Will be Chosen!’

09 July, 2018, 03:33 | Author: Charlene Valdez
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Justice Kennedy, 81, recently announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court.

"This is a nightmare for red-state Democrats to oppose a highly qualified nominee, and all four of these people are highly qualified-been on the court, know what they're doing, mainstream judges", Mr.

"I'll have a decision made in my mind by Sunday".

Trump during the campaign pledged to pick justices who would reject 45 years of precedent and overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 controversial decision legalizing abortion.

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Now key players in the appointment are reining back on the suggestion that the newly-composed court will target the pro-abortion ruling and re-criminalise the practice.

President Trump has said he'll name a candidate on July 9, but many students criticized the nonexistent nominee when asked for their opinion, Phillips reported.

He said Kavanaugh would be his top choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

"Am I optimistic that [Trump is] going to nominate somebody that I would feel comfortable about?" said McCaskill.

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Leading Republican US senators also toured Sunday TV studios predicting that their party would stand united over the confirmation process, and warning Democratic senators from conservative "red" states won by Trump in 2016 that if they opposed the nomination they would have to answer to voters at the midterm elections in November.

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal accused Trump of outsourcing his decision to the Federalist Society and other conservative groups.

At the same time, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, has quietly been lobbying the president against choosing Amy Coney Barrett, an appeals court judge and a Catholic mother of seven, according to The New York Times. "It's important to have people who are extremely well known and have distinguished records".

Kavanaugh, 53, was picked by former Republican President George W. Bush to serve on the influential Washington-based appeals court in 2003.

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Hook also said a delegation under his lead will visit Gulf states "in the coming days", as part of global diplomatic efforts. But while US crude was bolstered by supply concerns, a flurry of announcements over the weekend unsettled oil markets.

Savoring the suspense, Trump has sought to keep people guessing in the final hours, hoping to replicate his successful announcement of Justice Neil Gorsuch past year.

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