Marc Short, White House legislative affairs director, said Friday the White House wants to announce a nominee quickly so the Judiciary Committee will be able to vet that person while the pick meets with panel members and other senators in time for confirmation hearings during the "summer".
Choosing a female justice might help soothe concerns among the two most moderate Republicans in the senate, both of whom are women.
He said Democratic senators running for reelection in conservative states, like West Virginia and in, face a "lose-lose" scenario: Risk angering their base voters by supporting Trump's pick, or vote no and harm their chances among the Republicans and moderates they still need to win.
According to the Washington Post, the 53-year-old circuit judge has previously argued presidents "should not be distracted by civil lawsuits, criminal investigations or even questions from a prosecutor or defense attorney while in office" - a view that would likely be welcomed by Trump, who has warred against the ongoing investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign, along with the FBI probe into his longtime fixer, Michael Cohen. "It's a great group of intellectual talent. they are generally conservative", Trump said. He anticipated interviewing "6 or 7" candidates altogether.
Kennedy's retirement announcement Wednesday, June 27, provided Trump with an opportunity to place a second justice on the all-important court.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has said it would be "the absolute height of hypocrisy" for Republicans to confirm a justice in an election year, given their response to Garland's nomination. The worst fears - and highest hopes - excited by the prospect of a new Supreme Court justice may well be overblown.
There is also a horizontal dual rear camera setup instead of the vertical dual rear camera setup featured on the Galaxy Note 8. Something New: S Pen According to Murtazin, Samsung has completely redesigned the S Pen and has added Bluetooth support to it.
Anticipation has been high for a possible Trump-Putin meeting as Trump seeks to mend strained relations with Russian Federation . Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russian Federation .
But the Cavaliers assembled a weak supporting cast around James last season and attempted to revamp the team the trade deadline. This, of course, did not happen, and it was not until James came back to Cleveland that the Cavaliers won a title.
She said the duty of picking a justice is "one of the most important roles of a USA senator, and I don't take this job lightly". Below is the text of the letter Justice Anthony Kennedy sent to President Donald Trump announcing his retirement from the U.S.
What just happened? Amazon has always been trying to lessen its reliance on delivery companies such as FedEx and UPS . Inc. ( AMZN ) is enlisting entrepreneurs to help deliver its packages to the homes of millions of US customers.
So how does this situation affect you? A falling rupee and rising crude could exacerbate risks to inflation . Oil has gained this week as the U.S. puts pressure on its allies to halt purchases of Iranian supplies.
Johnson said he'll step down as president if the Lakers are unable to get big-name free agents in the next two years. Before his trade, George had told the Pacers that he planned to sign with the Lakers in free agency this summer.
In 77 games last season with the Clippers, Jordan averaged 12.0 points per game to go along with a career-high 15.2 rebounds. Rivers, Paul and several of Jordan's then-teammates visited his home in Houston to convince him to return.
In the UK, Toys R Us shut its final locations in April, but watching the animal waving goodbye really marks an end of an era. Walmart, Toys "R" Us' largest rival , has yet to announce specific plans regarding its toy department.
Trump, Putin set for Helsinki Showdown July 16
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the summit , saying that "for me, dialogue is not a sign of weakness". A delegation of United States senators and congressmen headed by Sen.
Newspaper Suffers Deadly Attack, Publishes the Next Day
Larry Hogan ordered Maryland flags across the state to fly at half-staff until sunset Monday to honor the lives taken. The account went dormant from January 2016 until 2.37pm Thursday when a message appeared: "F-- you, leave me alone".
The OnePlus 7 Might Come With 5G support
But overall 5G isn't likely to be one of the big selling points of the OnePlus 7 , or even the OnePlus 7T if that doesn't pan out. He did not specify which OnePlus model will be the first to launch with 5G support.