According to NBC News, many advocates for LGBTQ rights and civil rights have expressed concerns about the president's alleged shortlist of nominees, especially since they will be replacing Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was an important swing vote in many cases.
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While the president has been pondering his pick, aides have been preparing for a tough confirmation fight. He is hoping to replicate his successful announcement of Justice Neil Gorsuch previous year. In the presidential debates he vowed to appoint only justices committed to "automatically" overturning Roe v Wade, the precedent which affirmed abortion as legal until the age of viability of the fetus, normally put at 23 or 24 weeks of pregnancy.
When President Donald Trump unveils his second Supreme Court pick Monday night with the prime-time flourish of a reality show star, he will lay a momentous marker in modern political history. "It's - well, let's just say it's the four people". But the situation appeared to remain fluid.
In the course of the 2016 election, Trump made changing the face of the United States supreme court a key campaign pledge that was instrumental in firing up his base of right-wing conservative voters. Hardiman, who lives in Pennsylvania, is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, where he served at one time with Trump's sister, Judge Maryanne Trump Barry.
Kavanaugh, 53, earned his law degree from Yale University and was also an editor on the prestigious Yale Law Journal.
Kethledge, a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, is a former Kennedy clerk and a former in-house lawyer at Ford Motor Co.
Barrett, 46, is a former law clerk to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Kethledge serves as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is an evangelical Christian whose book Lead Yourself First uses President Dwight Eisenhower, primatologist Jane Goodall, Winston Churchill, Martin Luther King Jr. and others as examples of "leaders who have used solitude to function more effectively". On Saturday, he tweeted that a "Big decision" was coming soon. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on "Fox News Sunday". The new justice has the potential to entrench conservative control of the Supreme Court for years to come. "I don't think my role is a rubber stamp for the President, but it's also not an automatic, knee-jerk no either", Jones said.
The president and White House officials involved in the process have fielded calls and messages and have been on the receiving end of public pleas and op-eds for or against specific candidates since Kennedy announced on June 27 that he would retire this summer. "And I expect we will do that on sort of a normal timetable, a couple of months".
Outside adviser Leonard Leo, now on leave from the Federalist Society, said on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday that this kind of jockeying is standard, noting that "every potential nominee before announcement gets concerns expressed about them by people who might ultimately support them".
"The road ahead will be hard and challenging and we know that critics will try to minimise the work that we've achieved". DPRK is short for Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the North's official title.
A 91-year-old woman was killed after a helicopter crashed into her house in USA state of Virginia on Monday. Neighbors said in the midst of all of the trauma, they are grateful for the first responders.
The extinction-level event is apparently slated for Monday, with Reddit having signed off on the gag, according to Nerdist . An Avengers: Infinity War themed subreddit is about to ban half of its users in a fashion that would make Thanos proud.
Van Uytravanck is set to go head-to-head with 28th-seed Anett Kontaveit of Estonia in the third round. "She played big today". In fact, as she returned from a second bathroom break to serve to remain in the game, she looked as if she expected to win.
Sergeant Wayne Baker of West Yorkshire police tweeted that the behavior made him "anything but proud to be British". Police are aware of the damage to the vehicle , a London Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed.
Stock said an overwhelming number of recruits have reached out to her in the past few days after being discharged. But the recently discharged service members have had their basic training delayed, so they can't be naturalized.
A U.S. service member has been killed and two others injured in what appears to be an insider attack in Afghanistan , Nato says. They became more rare as the number of US troops shrunk afterward, and as the military coalition added security precautions.
The suspect turned around and looked at the frantic mother - "with his eyes bugged" - but kept going, she said. At that point she was able to open her glove box, pull out a gun, and shot the man in the head.
An investigation is underway after people may have been exposed to Tuberculosis at Johns Hopkins, according to the hospital. The hospital staffs said that a tiny quantity of the germ accidentally released into its facilities during transportation.
Willian took to Instagram to slam the Italian head coach and fuel speculation surrounding his future at the west London outfit. The Blues will also face a tough summer in order to keep hold of their key players that want an exit from Stamford Bridge.
Paramedics carry a stretcher, believed to be one of the boys from the soccer team, to a helicopter in Chiang Rai on Sunday. Extracting everyone from the cave could take up four days, but Sunday's success raised hopes that could be done.
England's Marcus Rashford, left, comforts Sweden's Victor Lindelof at the end of their quarterfinal match. Defender Harry Maguire gave his squad a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute and England never looked back.
The Croats hadn't advanced to the semifinals at the World Cup since 1998, when the country made its first appearance. Croatia will pin their hopes on Real Madrid star Modric who has possibly been the best midfielder at the tournament.
Canadian Lance Stroll lost control on his very first flying lap, spinning at Brooklands, and ending up beached in the gravel. Vettel leads Hamilton by one point after nine of 21 races thanks to the Briton's misfortune in Austria .
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren said, who plays in England for Liverpool, said his side's status as underdogs doesn't bother him. I'm really happy that we made it to the quarters for the first time in history", said Artyom Osadchy, a student.
Justin Bieber proposed to his girlfriend Hailey Baldwin this weekend while the couple was vacationing in the Bahamas . Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin joined the throngs of rich folk who escaped the New York City heat for the Hamptons.
They were expected to talk all day Saturday before Pompeo heads to Tokyo to brief Washington's Japanese and South Korean allies. He did not reply when a reporter asked him at the start of that breakfast meeting to respond to North Korea's statement.
An archive video of Trump attacking Cohen then plays, with the president branding the Englishman a "third-rate character". Cohen had been one of Trump's most loyal allies and suggested in the past that he would take a bullet for the President.
Warren was quick to respond to Trump's remarks. "Maybe you should focus on fixing the lives you're destroying", she tweeted . Speaking with host Brooke Baldwin, Alice Stewart - who served as spokesperson for the 2016 presidential campaign of Sen.
The pair briefly faced off, before Lesnar firmly shoved the newly-crowned champion backwards. "I got some pictures to take". Lesnar entered the cage and pushed Cormier before both men were separated by the referees and officials present.
Unexpectedly, the former quarterfinalist came up with a lovely backhand victor followed by an ace to save herself from the brink. You just have to keep working and come back, and hopefully next time, luck will be on my side". "Good for me.
A meeting will take place between a team from the Pentagon and North Korea at the South-North border next week, Pompeo explained. It contradicted statements made earlier by Pompeo, who signaled the visit made "progress on nearly all of the central issues".