President Trump meets with several Supreme Court contenders
President Trump meets with several Supreme Court contenders
Sen. Cantwell weighs in on SCOTUS pick
05 July, 2018, 06:45
Shah, who serves as principal deputy press secretary under Sarah Huckabee Sanders, "will oversee communications, strategy and messaging coordination with Capitol Hill allies", Sanders said in a statement. Justin Clark, director of the Office of Public Liaison, will oversee White House coordination with outside groups.
Trump told reporters that the candidates he met with are "outstanding people and they are really incredible people in so many different ways, academically and in every other way".
President Donald Trump is in the process of picking a replacement for outgoing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and at least two MI judges are being closely considered. Trump says, "We're going to hit a home run here".
The future orientation of the Supreme Court depends on who will succeed Kennedy, a conservative.
However, the president also stressed, "I'm putting conservative people on", citing his "outstanding" pick past year of Justice Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Even Leonard Leo of the conservative Federalist Society, who is advising Trump on his Court pick, has noted the importance of precedent. A former justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, she graduated from NU and Marquette University Law School. The Senate confirmed Gorsuch after a fierce battle.
Abortion rights advocates are using the #HangersForCollins and tweeting images of coat hangers a message aimed at Maine Republican Sen. Harry Reid. The Reid rule requires only a simple majority to confirm a judicial nominee without the threat of indefinite delay through a filibuster.
"Mitch McConnell, shame on you, the people deserve a say, too", the protesters chanted. "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". "We believe him. Don't you, Senator Collins?" That is to say, the legal war will continue, with some encouragement to the handful of Arkansas legislators whose reason for existence is to make it a crime for women to get an abortion.
Sri Srinivasan, a judge on the DC circuit court of appeals, came closest to be named but lost in one-to-one toss up in 2016, when President Barack Obama went with Merrick Garland, whose nomination was blocked by a Republican-controlled U.S. senate. "Mike Lee." Lee is the only lawmaker on Trump's list of potential justices.
On Sunday, Leonard Leo, an outside adviser to Trump on judicial nominations, said he expected Trump to select a nominee who is mindful of precedent but who is also more "originalist and textualist".
In announcing last week that he is stepping down, Kennedy said he wanted to spend more time with his family.
One of the names on Donald Trump's Supreme Court shortlist is a 46-year-old appellate court judge, former law professor and mother of seven.
Minuses: Despite a decade on the appeals court, his record is thin in several areas of the law, which worries some conservatives. Despite the Supreme Court's prominence, thousands of consequential court decisions are made in the lower courts.
The senator has a couple of times threatened to withhold his vote on key Trump priorities citing ideological disagreements, most recently the nomination of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The appointments flipped the makeup of the nation's lower courts.
"We do not have a majority of Democrats in the Senate, that is true", Fallon said.
There was still plenty of time for England to respond, but the players looked devoid of ideas and paralysed by fear. We knew what we had to do, we stayed calm, we stuck to our plan, we never panicked all the way through extra time .
Grant is a stout defender and he has played in more games over the last two years than any other two-year stretch in his career. The Thunder will regret that contract by the end of it and the Lakers will look back on not getting him as a big win.
Ramos had a dispute of many years with the paper over a story it had written about a criminal case against him. Larry Hogan commended the quick police response and ordered Maryland flags to be flown at half-staff.
Now that rescuers have found the boys alive and in good condition, they are giving them high protein liquid food and antibiotics. Rescuers are pumping water in huge volumes out of the cave, fully aware that more rain is scheduled over the coming few days.
To satisfy the taste buds of the VIP and A-list guests, catering is being looked after by Foodlink Banquets and Catering. Akash and Shloka, daughter of diamantaire Russell Mehta, had exchanged rings at an informal ceremony in Goa in March.
And Belgium's reserves then won a meeting with a similarly fringe England side 1-0 to seal top spot and a 100 per cent record. Teams such as Brazil or Mexico could await them in the quarterfinals, while France or Uruguay loom further down the line.
The meeting will seek "solutions to preserve the Iran nuclear deal after the illegal USA action to withdraw", it said. The EU's foreign service, the EEAS, was not immediately available for comment on the meeting.
Wall Street was divided on whether Musk and Tesla could pull it off. "It is an honour", Musk said in his email to employees. The company had failed to meet any of its production and delivery targets for the Model 3 up until now.
While nothing is certain in free agency, Jordan joining the Mavs has felt like one of the surest things this offseason. Three years after they almost came together, the Mavericks finally get the center they have long coveted.
Twelve of the dead were reported in the eastern province´s capital Montreal, said regional public health director Mylene Drouin. The move is part of the federal government's climate change adaptation in expectation of more frequent heat events.
Theresa May has said she could not bear to watch the penalty shootout that saw England progress to the World Cup quarter-finals. The Times , though, sees things rather differently and issues a warning: "Resolute Sweden a team to be reckoned with".
I just want to play and I help my team-mates, I have to help my team and that's what I am here for, nothing else. Brazil made it look easy against Mexico as Neymar looks to finally have found his rhythm.
Chris Paul agrees to four-year, $160M contract with Rockets
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Susan Collins (R-Maine), in the hopes that they could sway one of their votes based on their support of abortion rights. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett of IN , who is one of seven judges considered to be front-runners.
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Amazon Prime Day 2018 announced with $130 Echo Show deal
While Twitch Prime gives away free games every month, the service is offering a staggering 21 games during the month of July. There are plenty more deals available, and we're sure Amazon will be teasing even more as we approach Prime Day itself.
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