President Trump Has Decided on SCOTUS Nominee
Last Wednesday, US President Donald Trump privately suggested to a small group of people at the Independence Day festivities at the White House that he has settled on a nominee to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
President Trump “gave strong indications that he prefers DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh.”
Vice President Mike Pence will throw his backing behind whoever the President nominates.
President Trump and Vice President Pence consider Judge Kavanaugh “the safest choice to garner the support undecided Senators,” in light of his “mixed opinions” on issues ranging from Brack Obamacare to Roe v. Wade.
President Trump in Prime Time (9:00p EDT) is expected to announce his nominee Monday.
From what we know about President Trump he could change his mind.
Other leading candidates include Federal Appellate Court Judges Raymond Kethledge, and Amy Coney Barrett in Chicago.
The 3 candidates met with President Trump Tuesday at the White House.
But a White House official said that President Trump “has yet to lay out his Supreme Court decision to his team and would not confirm or deny which candidate is favored to succeed Kennedy.”
A spokesperson for Vice President Pence declined to comment late Saturday.
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