Trump Will Announce Supreme Court Nominee on Friday or Saturday

Headline Roundup September 21st, 2020

President Donald Trump said Monday that he plans to name a Supreme Court nominee either Friday or Saturday after the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is laid to rest.

Trump plans to move ahead with the naming of his third U.S. Supreme Court nomination, even as two Republican Senators — Lisa Murkowoski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine — have publicly objected to holding a vote on a nominee before the 2020 election. Democrats are meanwhile working to sway the two additional GOP senators needed to block a confirmation vote.

Trump Will Announce Supreme Court Nominee on Friday or Saturday

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President Trump said on Monday that he plans to announce his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday or Saturday.

"I think it will be on Friday or Saturday, and we want to pay respect," Trump said in an interview on Fox and Friends. "It looks like we will have probably services on Thursday or Friday, as I understand it, and I think in all due respect we should wait until the services are over for Justice Ginsburg."

But while repeatedly...

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From the Left
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President Donald Trump said on Monday he is looking at four or five jurists to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court and he will announce his nominee on Friday or Saturday.

Trump pushed ahead with plans for his third U.S. Supreme Court nomination, which would cement a 6-3 conservative majority, as some Republicans wavered on whether to support the move weeks before an election.

The Republican president said in an interview with Fox News that he wanted to wait out of respect for Ginsburg, a...

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From the Right
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President Trump said Monday the Supreme Court vacancy should be filled by the Nov. 3 election.

“I think it should go very quickly, we have a lot of time,” Mr. Trump told Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.”

The president is likely to announce his pick on Friday or Saturday for who he wants to fill the high court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday.

If the president announces his nominee by the end of this week, that would leave just under 40 days...

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