Trump said while running for president that he would nominate "pro-life" justices to the Court, but it's not exactly clear how pro-life they have to be. That is because, on June 27, after more than thirty years at the center of numerous Supreme Court's most famous (and infamous) decisions, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. criticized the record of U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett of IN, who is one of seven judges considered to be front-runners. She is the godmother to one of my daughters, and we have children who have been friends since birth. He described the candidates he met as "outstanding people", but did not name them.
At least one Republican, Susan Collins, has said that she would not vote for a nominee who supports the overturning of Roe v. Wade, a ruling that struck down laws restricting abortions.
Multiple polls have found that most Americans do not believe Roe vs. Wade should be overturned, unlike Trump's nominees. So you're not just voting on whether you think Trump should have his nominee.
To facilitate logistics of the power change, President Trump's assistant Don McGahn will oversee the selection and confirmation, while White House aide Raj Shah will head the comms operation.
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That was a reference to Roe, where the Court in 1973 invented a constitutional right to abortion.
The president teased Lee over his public statements about the nomination.
"I'm very proud of Neil Gorsuch", he continued.
Collins has equivocated regarding whether she would vote to confirm a Trump nominee who was anti-choice-as numerous 25 who are considered contenders are. "I don't think at the end of the day it's about Roe v. Wade", Leo said on Fox News Sunday. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) as well as Collins.
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The Paris-based NCRI is a collection of Iranian opposition groups that backs the overthrow of Iran's clerical leadership. Rouhani added that if Iran's crude oil exports were threatened, the rest of the Mideast's would be as well.
Trump plans to unveil his choice Monday. "Mike Lee." Lee is the only lawmaker on Trump's list of potential justices.
She said that liberals seem to take the fact that Barrett has seven children and is successful as a warning sign.
Since the start of his 2016 campaign, Trump has embraced anti-abortion groups and vowed to appoint federal judges who will favor efforts to roll back abortion rights.
All the three women on the US Supreme Court now - Ruth Baden Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor - are liberal and support Roe v. Wade and will oppose any attempt to overturn it. Coney Barrett's vote, the columnist argued, would broad-base the opposition to it.
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This might be safer but could also take longer, as new roads will need to be built to bring drilling equipment to different areas. Thailand is now in the midst of its monsoon season, and while Monday was relatively dry, the rains returned on Tuesday.
"I would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade because that would mean to me that their judicial philosophy did not include a respect for established decisions, established law", Collins told CNN, also adding that the president had said he would not be asking nominees their opinion on the landmark case. It's unknown whether the discussion was about Lee as a potential nominee.