Who will Trump nominate to Supreme Court? Time, how to watch, livestream

Who will Trump nominate to Supreme Court? Time, how to watch, livestream

President Donald Trump will announce his selection for the Supreme Court vacancy Monday night, less than two weeks after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he would retire from the court.

"We are close to making a decision", Trump said.

Many American Catholics likely supported Kennedy's positions.

On average, for Supreme Court nominees who have received hearings, the hearing occurred 39 days after the nomination was formally submitted, according to the Congressional Research Service. The president also has been considering federal appeals court Judges Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman.

Mr. Leo said the judges on the president's shortlist are "extraordinarily distinguished people".

President Trump has decided on his nominee for the Supreme Court, a source with knowledge of the search told Fox News, though the name of the pick still is not known.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is an appellate judge from Maryland who has ruled against Obamacare and abortion rights in the past. He expressed renewed interest in Hardiman - the runner-up when Trump nominated Gorsuch, said two people with knowledge of his thinking who were not authorized to speak publicly.

Republicans hold a razor-thin 51-to-49 majority in the Senate, giving them little wiggle room in a nomination battle that is expected to last until at least early October. Whoever is picked will face opposition from Democrats. Other Republican presidents haven't been so lucky.

Meanwhile, liberal groups like NARAL Pro-Choice, Protect our Care and Demand Justice are pouring millions into ad campaigns of their own, drawing attention to what a conservative-leaning justice might mean for abortion rights, in particular.

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"While I appreciate the invitation from the White House to attend this evening's announcement, I declined so that I can meet first with the nominee in a setting where we can discuss his or her experience and perspectives", Donnelly said in a statement. In that vote, three Democrats - Ms. Heitkamp, Sen. But Democrats had begun filibustering a number of Bush's judicial nominees, which Republicans saw as an affront to their agenda. Jon Tester of Montana face the hard decision of whether to back Mr. Trump's nominee - which could help them win re-election, but at the cost of aggravating the Democratic Party's aggressive left wing. Justice Kennedy devoted his career to securing liberty.

At the top of issues that will be closely watched is abortion. CBS also reports he is a staunch supporter of Second Amendment. Kennedy provided a decisive vote in 2015 on an important fair housing case.

Barrett is a Notre Dame Law School alumna, and she received the Hoynes Prize, the Law School's highest honor. Before joining the federal court, Hardiman practiced law in Pittsburgh. But later that year, he worked for then-Republican nominee George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore, which ended the Florida recount after the 2000 presidential election.

During her nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett was questioned about her religious beliefs. Sen. That view has particular relevance as special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign played any role in a foreign interference plot. "That's the most important thing, someone who is not only going to be loyal to him personally but to the Republican Party".

One Democrat up for re-election in a state Trump won in the 2016 election has already announced that he will oppose the Supreme Court pick ― regardless of the president's choice. Sen.

The issue even prompted moderate Republican Sen.

"Trump will never be elected president of the United States", said former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. White House aides said they have prepared "rollout packages" for the four finalists. Jon Kyl would guide Trump's nominee through the grueling Senate process. He works for Washington-based lobbying firm Covington & Burling. Republicans have a razor-thin Senate majority. He called it the "fruit of a corrupt process straight from the D.C. swamp".

So the Democratic Senate Majority Leader, Nevada's Harry Reid, made a decision to pull the trigger.

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