Trump Narrows Candidates for Kennedy Replacement

Headline Roundup July 5th, 2018

President Trump announced today the top 3 candidates for filling Justice Kennedy's seat on the Supreme Court. It remains unclear at this time if he is leaning towards any of the 3 in particular, though they each have their own strengths and weaknesses.

Trump Narrows Candidates for Kennedy Replacement

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Donald Trump and Justice Kennedy

How will Donald Trump pick his new Supreme Court nominee? It’s Donald Trump, so the answer is obviously personal chemistry (no doubt with a heavy dose of how loyal he thinks they’ll be) plus optics. Trump is starting out with a pre-approved list of far-right judges and legal thinkers courtesy of the Federalist Society, so from there he can go with his gut, knowing that the right-wing legal and political establishments will nod along approvingly.

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President Donald Trump says he likes all of his potential Supreme Court nominees.

Aides and advisers say he likes them for different reasons.

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From the Right
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"We have to STOP the next Trump nominee!" says a pop-up solicitation on People for the American Way's website. Before you rush to "donate now," you might want to consider the organization's assessment of Trump's last Supreme Court nominee.

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