Trump interviews 4 for Supreme Court, 2-3 more to go
03 July, 2018, 06:24 | Author: Gregory Stephens
White House counsel Don McGahn, who has been eyeing the White House exits amid tensions with Trump in recent months, will oversee the "selection and overall confirmation process" for the President's second Supreme Court nominee, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday, signaling he will remain White House counsel for at least several more months. They are outstanding people they are really incredible people in so many different ways.
Though Democrats have been pushing for the Supreme Court confirmation to take place after the November midterm elections, Collins said Sunday on ABC that she is in favor of a speedier timeline, explaining she "see [s] no reason why we can't meet the deadline of getting someone on the court so that the court will be at full strength by the October convening". Also of interest are Amul Thapar, who serves on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati; Brett Kavanaugh, a former clerk for Kennedy who serves on the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C.; and Amy Coney Barrett, who serves on the federal appeals court in Chicago. Even Leonard Leo of the conservative Federalist Society, who is advising Trump on his Court pick, has noted the importance of precedent. "If chosen as the nominee, she will be the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and to strike down preexisting conditions protections in the ACA". During the 2016 campaign, he predicted the law would be overturned during his presidency. He added that the five included two women. "For anybody who believes that the Constitution protects things like reproduction and LGBT rights this is bad - and we know it's bad because Donald Trump Jr.is happy", Oliver said, referencing Trump Jr.'s celebratory tweet on Kennedy's retirement.
The president's words come amid concern from abortion rights supporters that he will nominate a conservative judge who would vote to overturn the landmark case that legalized the procedure nationwide.
A senior White House official said that Trump did not conduct any interviews with potential Supreme Court picks over the weekend.
"I don't think I'm going to be so specific in the questions I'll be asking", Trump told Fox. Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Gorsuch, Trump's first pick to the high court, have indicated more broadly that they respect legal precedent. So a nominee's position on whether or not they respect precedent will tell me a lot about whether or not they would overturn Roe v. Wade. Court watchers have been discussing the prospect of a conservative woman on the bench. I will say this: "It will go back to the states, and the states will then make a determination". "There are real stakes here".
Trump plans to visit additional facilities sometime this week", Grisham said , though she did not specify a day for the trip. She nodded and said, "That's great", after being told that children remained at the Texas shelter from 42 to 45 days.
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