Top contenders Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh.
Conservatives and some libertarian-leaning Republicans, including Paul, have raised concerns about Kavanaugh, warning he could disappoint Republicans if his past decisions are a guide. Rand Paul of Kentucky, about the process. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. Democrats may have to flip only one vote during the confirmation process in the U.S. Senate, assuming the party stands together, Anne Lofaso said. Any GOP defections could begin to doom a nominee.
A person with knowledge of the president's thinking said Sunday that Trump has not yet communicated a final choice. "Radical Left Takes The Reins", headlined an email aides to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., sent reporters.
Falwell insisted only that Trump make his next selection from the list of prospective nominees he released before his election. IL law protects it. Trump conducted interviews on Monday and Tuesday and has spoken to seven possible candidates. He has not yet publicly indicated that he has narrowed the list and could still consider others in the mix. He's still taking input, making calls to Capitol Hill, the official said.
The president's standing with white evangelical Christians hit an all-time high in April when 75 percent of evangelicals held a favorable view of Trump, according to a poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute. The person did not specify which candidates Pence met with and spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday to describe the private search process.
Trump nominated Barrett, of IN, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit IN May 2017. She was appointed in 2017 by President Trump.
Collins has said she would not back someone hostile to Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established the right to abortion.
A Republican defection would turn the tables and focus attention on three Democrats seeking re-election in states that gave Trump landslides in 2016: Indiana's Joe Donnelly, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and North Dakotan Heidi Heitkamp. But in recent days the White House has seen the pressure ebb, as Kavanaugh's defenders - most recently Alberto Gonzales, who served as attorney general under President George W. Bush - have provided balance.
But he also had some advice: "Make sure you want it", Guy said he told Kethledge of a Supreme Court nomination, "because you have a very fine job right now".
Prior to his stint in the Bush White House, Kavanaugh, along with Kethledge, were law clerks for the outgoing Kennedy at different times in their careers.
Bush also nominated Kethledge, of MI, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in March 2017.
Mom-of-seven Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 46, a former Notre Dame law professor, became a right-wing heroine past year when she stood up to grilling from Senate Democrats over her religious faith.
Barrett - a longtime Notre Dame Law School professor who became a federal appeals judge last fall - excited social conservatives with her testimony when she was questioned about her Roman Catholic faith in her nomination hearings past year.
Kennedy, who has served on the Supreme Court since 1988, has always been recognized as the institution's lone swing vote preventing either the conservative or liberal factions from becoming ascendant. Recognizing the stakes, many Democrats have lined up in opposition to any Trump pick, and Republican lawmakers and activists are seeking to shape the president's decision.
The job growth wasn't enough to keep the unemployment rate from rising from 3.8 percent to 4 percent , the government said July 6. Some companies will likely respond to the tariffs by putting their hiring plans on hold until the trade picture becomes clearer.
Firefighters from James City County, Williamsburg and York County fought the blaze, which continued to smolder into the evening. The College of William and Mary said the incident happened near Dillard Complex and that people should avoid the area.
That we have got players with super technique. "His use of the ball is as good as any centre-back in the tournament". Despite reaching the semifinals, Southgate was keen to stress that his players were still developing.
Sources close to Cohen have slowly begun telling the media that the president's former attorney is ready to flip on his ex-boss. Bolduan asked if there's any signal that Cohen is now cooperating with prosecutors.
The number of full-time jobs increased from 31,000 to 31,900, while the region also saw an estimated 200 more part-time jobs. The figure for aircraft imports more than tripled to $937 million due to the purchase of several airliners from the U.S.
Those 19m products are found in around 6.9m homes worldwide, Sonos says, and the immediate upshot is more music being played. The company did not specify how many shares would be for sale, nor did it list an estimated offering price.
Since 2009, more than 10,000 non-U.S. citizens have joined or signed contracts to join the military through the MAVNI program. Army veterans have slammed the Defense Department, saying it's a "slap in the face". "I'm a good scientist no matter what".
We'll do USADA testing, and we'll do other testing. "I think that what this does is finally gives him the respect he deserves". As noted earlier , MMA reporter Jeremy Botter cited multiple sources saying that the plan is for Lesnar vs.
But after two days of theatrical amity in Pyongyang it appeared to mark a return to the North's traditional hardline position. However, he did not go into detail about what was actually achieved during his latest stay in Pyongyang.
Minutes of the Fed's June 12-13 policy meeting published on Thursday offered an upbeat assessment of the labor market. Manufacturers hired 36,000 workers in June, the most in six months, adding to the 19,000 jobs created in May.
England fans trash an Ikea following win over Sweden
The trio have not clicked, and it has been a combination of set pieces and captain Harry Kane that have made the difference. Gareth Southgate was bursting with pride last night after England reached their first World Cup semi-final for 28 years .
Pompeo brushes off North Korean 'gangster' claim
Many were surprised when Trump agreed at the summit in Singapore to end joint military exercises with South Korea. A letter from Kim to Trump was also delivered to Pompeo through Kim Yong-chol, a top North Korean party official.
It's not coming home yet, England
Despite reaching the semi-final, Southgate was keen to stress that his players were still developing. ENGLAND march into today's World Cup quarter-final against Sweden with the nation behind them.
US destroyers sail into Taiwan Strait: Taiwan gov't
Although the USA does not have formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan, it is its most powerful ally and top arms supplier. USA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the destroyers Mustin and Benfold carried out the passage.
Hamilton blazes to pole position for British GP
His lap of one minute 25.892 seconds was a track record. "I would say it felt like the most pressurized lap that I've ever had. Williams has only four points this season and Harris acknowledged on Friday she had been "dreading" the team's home race.