Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

Donald Trump Interviews Indian American Amul Thapar For US Supreme Court

Two NU alumnae on Trump's shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement

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The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed four Justices to the Supreme Court following the retirement of some long-serving justices. "These mistakes haunt the legacies of presidents, a specter they can never shake", he continues, declaring, "We cannot let this happen again". "We can not let this happen again".

"This is a major vulnerability for Heitkamp, Donnelly, and Manchin. but also for people like Bob Casey [a Democrat from Pennsylvania] who calls himself pro-life, Claire McCaskill, and other vulnerable Democrats in states that Trump won overwhelmingly", says Ms. Quigley.

On CNN's "State of the Union", Maine's senior senator said she would support nominees who consider Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that overturned laws criminalizing or restricting access to abortion, a settled matter. The Kennedy nomination likely means that his replacement's confirmation process will take priority over other pending matters, so it's likely we'll see confirmation hearings begin sometime after that. There were the four interviews Monday, as well as a conversation with Republican Sen. He literally wrote the book on the lost clauses of our Constitution and how they protect our fundamental liberties. That is notable for a court with six Catholics and three Jewish justices. No one - not even the nominee himself or herself - knows for certain how he or she would rule on a particular case until the moment arises. Some conservative activists have expressed concern about Kavanaugh's two decades in Washington.

The Judicial Action Group wrote a report on both judges, and found that Kavanaugh's dissent to be lukewarm in a case involving a pregnant undocumented immigrant teen who sought an abortion on USA soil.

Mike Lee has a proven track record as a formidable advocate for the separation of powers, for federalism, for the Bill of Rights, and for a limited judicial role that adheres to originalism and textualism in judicial interpretation.

Mr. Trump's misleading statements to the news media, his miasma of tweets and his protracted public debate over whether to speak with Mr. Mueller could all be used against him, even if the special counsel declines to accuse the president of obstruction of justice. Mike Lee, R-Utah, who is not said to be under serious consideration by the White House but is the only lawmaker Trump has considered for the position. "You know, if you look back at Republican nominations to the court, Democrats have batted nearly 1000".

Progressive groups are also mobilizing to pressure key senators whose votes will be crucial in the coming confirmation battle. "Republicans at best bat 500".

But Senator Lee and his brother are both familiar with both the Supreme Court and Washington, as sons of Rex Lee - President Ronald Reagan's solicitor general. The administration is preparing roll-out plans for the leading contenders, and hopes to have a decision on the top one or two names in the next couple of days, so staff can conduct a deep-dive background ahead of the possible prime-time event, according to a senior administration official granted anonymity to discuss the plans.

Lee, who steadfastly refused to endorse Trump, revealed his vote for president on election night. "We're going to hit a home run", said Trump.

"The abortion case is a bit easier, we think", they write.

"Now look, these things are not something that I couldn't get over if I heard the right things out of him". Both senators voted against the Republican health care reform bill a year ago.

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