President Trump has interviewed seven potential candidates as he looks to quickly fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Neil Gorsuch, Trump's first pick to the high court, have indicated more broadly that they respect legal precedent.
The White House did not disclose Trump's additional conversations, but two other names considered top contenders are Thomas Hardiman, who has served with Trump's sister, now on senior inactive status, on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia; and Joan Larsen, who serves on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati and previously served as a Michigan Supreme Court Justice. The person spoke about Paul's views on condition of anonymity.
Associated Press reporters Mark Sherman, Alan Fram and Hope Yen contributed.
Sanders said Monday that White House Counsel Don McGahn will lead the overall process.
Trump is expected to announce his pick from the list, which now comprises over 25 judges from across the country, on July 9.
The president spoke by phone with Republican Sen. Mike Lee on Monday. Justin Clark, director of the Office of Public Liaison, will oversee White House coordination with outside groups.
They are settled law now, supported by most Americans, and most Republicans in power, including Trump, will not want the law summarily reversed. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio who have called for ICE's abolition.
Trump spoke with three more potential candidates on Tuesday as he moves closer to an announcement. Justice Anthony Kennedy, the 104th person to serve on the court, is retiring, effective just after his 82nd birthday next month, after 30 years of service.
On Monday, Trump interviewed federal appeals judges Raymond Kethledge, Amul Thapar, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett. Justice Kennedy came out on the same side as Republican-appointed colleagues on the Second Amendment, on partial-birth abortion bans, on the unconstitutionality of bans on political speech, and on subjecting states to special voting-rights scrutiny based on evidence from 1964 and 1972.
JOHNSON: The challenge, Fallon says, is motivating grassroots communities interested in those issues to engage over the Supreme Court vacancy and to do it in a hurry.
NARAL Pro-Choice America announced Tuesday that it had purchased full-page ads in four newspapers in ME as well as ad space on the publications' websites.
Republicans followed suit in 2017 to extend the rule change to Supreme Court nominees, and over the past five years most judges confirmed to the circuit courts have endured highly partisan showdowns that resemble mini-Supreme Court battles. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn Roe v. Wade.
Collins and Alaska Sen.
With Trump committed to picking from a list of 25 potential nominees that he compiled with guidance from conservatives, Schumer said any of them would be "virtually certain" to favor overturning Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that affirmed women's right to abortion.
Some conservatives have pointed to Kethledge as a potential justice in the mold of Neil Gorsuch, Trump's first Supreme Court nominee past year. They are outstanding people.
Bolton, without directly addressing the president's comment, said that was "not the position of the United States". He gave a similar answer when he was asked if he would lift the sanctions on Russian Federation .
A judge ordered Jarrod Ramos , 38, from Laurel, 40 km west of Annapolis , held without bond on five counts of first degree murder. He forwarded a letter to her employer, basically stating that she was bipolar and a drunkard which is ridiculous".
Moeen Ali (6) kept out the hat-trick ball but soon sliced one to mid-off, handing Hardik Pandya a wicket to leave the hosts 117-6. As England fans watching the football on a giant screen behind the pavilion went berserk, so did Indian fans inside the ground.
James dearly missed Irving's shot-making and firepower in the 2018 Finals, as Cleveland's point guard corps was an utter mess. The three-time National Basketball Association champion and best player in the world has not been a free agent in four years.
A wildfire near Warm Springs has burned about 800 acres and is estimated to be about 50 percent contained Monday evening. The fourth spot is held by the Missionary Ridge Fire , which ripped through 71,739 acres, also north of Durango.
The Anthem, Ariz. woman closed her original Facebook post asking her followers to "please say a little prayer for my sweet hero". Godwin says she and the young golden retriever were on a walk, when she almost stepped on the rattler.
The company also sells a wide range of pro-Trump merchandise, including a substantial number of "Make America Great Again" hats. The line of apparel also sells on Amazon.com and through Old Glory's own website.
As explained by the company's CEO Pete Lau on the OnePlus forums , red exudes enthusiasm and personality to the company. The importance of color red is understood by OnePlus as well, who launch a Lava Red OnePlus 5T previous year .
The semifinal would seem like a decent upgrade on the quarterfinals of the last World Cup and Euros and so far they started well. De Bruyne advanced the ball with a lovely push, making a ideal lead pass to Jan Vertonghen with room to run.
At least 17 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat
The heat is going to continue until Thursday, with some relief on Friday when temperatures finally start dipping under 30 C. Environment Canada has updated its heat advisory for southern Ontario, warning about high humidex values.
Pensions and Pemex to figure in Lopez Obrador's Mexico plans
It is hard to see AMLO continuing his predecessors' security policies and anti-immigration efforts on Mexico's southern border. The effort, she said, would help reintegrate into society some of the estimated 600,000 Mexicans employed by drug cartels.
Richard Swift Dead At 41
The founder of The Black Keys commemorated the late Swift on his Instagram , writing that the world lost a talented musician. The musician was admitted to hospital last month with a life threatening condition that has yet to be disclosed.
Regime reclaims more ground in south Syria: monitor
Israel seized much of the Golan from Syria in the 1967 war and annexed the strategic plateau, a move not recognised overseas . Israel and Jordan - which already hosts over 666,000 United Nations registered refugees - say they will not let refugees in.
Oil falls as Saudi, Russian output rises
He said in the Fox interview that European companies would face sanctions if they traded with Iran now. Tehran, however, vowed on Sunday to foil any U.S. bid to block its oil exports.
Man Utd midfielder Lingard: England can go up another gear
England opened their tournament by beating Tunisia and then thrashed Panama before losing to Belgium with a much-changed side. He's got a lot of ground to make up, but he has the benefit of being a penalty taker and could add a couple from the spot.
Calls grow to abolish USA immigration agency
Families being separated, children in cages", said Emilia Ramos, a cleaner in the district, fighting tears at the rally. Schwab said the interruption was "shocking", and "it just seemed like two thugs coming to the door and threatening me".