Trump's Supreme Court Nomination to Preempt TV Programming
09 July, 2018, 04:03 | Author: Kristine Mills
The president and White House officials involved in the process have fielded calls and messages and have been on the receiving end of public pleas and op-eds for or against specific candidates ever since Kennedy announced on June 27 that he would retire this summer.
Trump has said that he will reveal his pick this Monday, July 9 - 12 days after Kennedy announced his retirement - at 9/8c. A day later, Trump interviewed three other individuals.
Two years later, the self-described introvert and outdoorsman finds himself again in the political spotlight - this time on the shortlistPresident Trump is considering to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
I think any of these jurists would be a good nominee.
That law was struck down by the Supreme Court, as she pointed out, by the vote of five justices in 2016 in the case of Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt. "I think I've made it pretty clear if a nominee has demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade and has said that they're not going to abide by that long-standing precedent, that I could not support that nominee", Collins told reporters at a holiday parade in Bangor.
The president's address came amid concerns from Democrats and others about the impact a new conservative justice could have on abortion rights.
As with with Neil Gorsuch, the justice appointed to replace the late Antonin Scalia previous year, Trump's top candidates are selected from a list of conservative justices first drafted during the 2016 election.
In this May 7, 2008, image from video provided by C-SPAN, Raymond Kethledge testifies during his confirmation hearing for the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Hardiman, by the way, was said to be Trump's second choice when he nominated Neal Gorsuch.
After that, 24 of them will remain on what will be the not-quite-it list - a collection of administration-approved conservatives designed by the Federalist Society to appeal to Trump's all-important base of supporters. "His record generally shows that he takes these questions seriously, that he makes the effort not to insert his personal views into decisions".
Kavanaugh, 53, helped investigate President Bill Clinton as part of independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr's team and then served as an aide to Bush before joining the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in 2006. Barrett was rigorously tested during her hearing past year before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Kavanaugh graduated from Yale Law School, where he adopted numerous views of late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist.
The eventual nominee will only need 50 votes to be confirmed, thanks to rules adopted by Senate leadership in 2017.
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Gareth Southgate's England side face Sweden in Samara on Saturday. "I love England so I'm happy deep down". We know obviously in the past England haven't done great and it was great to get that one off our back".
The US President, according to the White House, has interviewed seven candidates from his master list of 25 judges. The three others interviewed were justices Brett Kavanaugh , Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge .
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