SUPREME SHOWDOWN: Trump Teases 'EXCEPTIONAL' Court Pick

Former Arizona Senator Jon Kyl has been tapped by the White House to guide President Trump's Supreme Court nominee through the Senate confirmation process.

He tweeted later Sunday that he was looking forward to the announcement and said an 'exceptional person will be chosen!'

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While activists and progressive groups are targeting moderate Republican senators who support abortion rights like Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, urging them to reject any Trump nominee who is hostile to Roe v. Wade, a handful of Democrats will be key in deciding whether the president gets his pick confirmed to the high court, because of the razor-thin partisan divide in the Senate. Trump has since downplayed those remarks, indicating in a recent interview with Fox News that his advisors have discouraged him from asking potential nominees outright if they would vote to overturn the Roe precedent.

"I'm very confident with this president's enthusiasm and with Leader [Mitch] McConnell's enthusiasm that they can get anybody confirmed", Leo told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday. As a result, Democrats have accused Republicans of stealing a Supreme Court seat.

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said the president "outsourced" his decision to the conservative Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation, which first helped Trump compile a list of 25 prospective Supreme Court justices during the 2016 campaign. "And I expect we will do that on sort of a normal timetable, a couple of months".

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But much like his entire presidency, there are no assurances it will go smoothly.

None of the judges named is older than 53, meaning any of them could sit on the court for several decades, allowing Trump to make a lasting imprint on the nation's laws.

Democrats are still stinging from Republicans refusing to even grant a hearing to President Barack Obama's choice to serve on the Supreme Court, Merrick Garland. Gorsuch, Trump's first pick, is 50.

Casey supported Hardiman's appointment to the Third Circuit in 2007, saying he was well qualified to serve on that court.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh stands on stage after he and Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito participated in the opening panel of Georgetown Law Journal's annual symposium, in Washington, Thursday, November 2, 2017.

The appeals court, though, upheld the net neutrality rules, but the Trump-era FCC has since repealed majority. He is seen as supporting originalism, an interpretation of the Constitution along the lines of its meaning at the time of enactment. Senate Democrats point to two things: the first being the so-called Mitch "McConnell rule" of not voting on nominees during an election year.

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