Published: Tue, July 03, 2018
Sci-tech | By Brandy Patterson

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9

President Trump to Make Choice on SCOTUS Nominee on July 9

There's a decorum we should have. The president wants conservatives on the federal judiciary not just in the coming years, but in the coming decades.

Who is Trump listening to?

But Manchin said he warned the president not to choose a nominee who will set out to undo the landmark ruling on abortion access, Roe V. Wade, or even a justice outwardly opposed to the Affordable Care Act. "As I said, I'm looking specifically at two women".

Exactly when Trump's nominee could join the Supreme Court, though, remains a question. They were the only Democrats to have voted for Trump's first Supreme Court selection, Neil Gorsuch. And she voted against Obama's Supreme Court nominees, Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor.

Other prominent names who could be considered include Judges Amy Coney Barrett, whom Trump named to the federal appeals court in Chicago; Raymond Kethledge, a former Kennedy law clerk who serves on the appeals court based in Cincinnati; and Amul Thapar, who is close to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and whom Trump nominated to the Cincinnati-based appeals court.

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A simple majority is needed to confirm a Supreme Court nomination, after Senate Republicans changed the rules in 2017 to confirm Justice Neil Gorsuch.

One organizer at a major progressive activist organization warned that simply calling out the GOP for hypocrisy wouldn't be enough to mobilize a grassroots that's been worn out by nearly two years of near-daily political battles. Talking about the tax bill's provision opening part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, he said: "I wasn't going to do it because I was angry at someone". "This fight can't be about (saying), 'This is not normal!' This is not normal!' - that's not what this is. We need intellect. We need so many things".

President Donald Trump has hit the ground running, meeting Thursday with key Republican and Democratic senators at the White House in the evening to discuss the vacancy.

Then starts the politics of a Senate confirmation.

All of Trump's potential choices have been vetted by the conservative Federalist Society, he promised during the campaign, and all are relatively young. The president is expected to announce his nomination to replace Kennedy soon.

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The Supreme Court job is for life. Utah Sen. Mike Lee, an attorney who has never been a judge, is also under consideration, although he said in 2016 he wasn't interested in a nomination. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.

Jentleson tweeted that he doesn't know how red-state Democrats will vote, "but this is definitional". Roberts seemed firmly in control of a court that overwhelmingly went conservative in divided cases, including upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban, striking a blow at public-sector labor unions, limiting workers' rights to band together to complain about pay and affirming Ohio's aggressive efforts to purge its voting rolls.

Kennedy will retire on July 31, after more than 30 years on the court.

Undoing or at least putting more limits on that ruling has been a dream of conservative activists and contributed to conservative Christian support for Trump that helped him win the presidency in 2016. John Cornyn of Texas. Currently, Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate. The abortion issue could also prove hard for Sen.

Trump said he would make his announcement on July 9, the day before he is scheduled to leave on a presidential trip to Europe.

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