SCOTUS: Trump interviews senator as possible replacement for Kennedy
SCOTUS: Trump interviews senator as possible replacement for Kennedy
Two NU alumnae on Trump's shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement
06 July, 2018, 05:14
The senior administration official, though, said the administration is feeling less heat than earlier in this week over the choices, particularly Kavanaugh, and believes the jockeying in general has calmed somewhat.
A GOP lawmaker expected to be a key vote in confirming the next Supreme Court nominee said she will not support a candidate who does not support Roe v. Wade. IL law protects it. Trump conducted interviews on Monday and Tuesday and has spoken to seven possible candidates.
Costa included a link to an Associated Press story about Lee casting a "protest" vote in the 2016 presidential election for independent candidate Evan McMullin.
Minority Chief Whip and Member of Parliament's Appointment Committee Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has raised concerns over the inadequate time to vet the President's four nominees to the Supreme Court.
McConnell acknowledged that his fellow Kentuckian, Judge Amul Thapar, is a finalist, but noted, "The competition at this level is pretty intense". He has not yet publicly indicated that he has narrowed the list and could still consider others in the mix. He's still taking input, making calls to Capitol Hill, the official said. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who has expressed reservations about one top potential nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, according to a person familiar with the call but not authorized to publicly disclose details of it.
The three leading candidates were all on a list of 25 names released by the president a year ago. Further, the group founded three schools that have won seven Department of Education Blue Ribbon awards, and the late Cardinal Francis George wrote: "In my acquaintance with the People of Praise, I have found men and women dedicated to God and eager to seek and do His divine will".
A new report from a conservative news outlet says President Donald Trump is no longer seriously considering Sen. Mike Lee, a Republican, through Fox said the discussion was not a formal interview.
Lee is a known conservative commodity who has all the credentials.
The president also spoke by phone with Lee on Monday, as first reported by the Deseret News and later confirmed by the senator's office, which characterized it as an interview.
On Wednesday, Sen. Susan Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, reiterated that she could not vote for a nominee with a "demonstrated hostility" to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to an abortion.
The president is rumored to have three frontrunners for the vacant seat.
"No other nominee fits that mold like Mike Lee", Cruz writes.
Roger Meyers, who clerked for Kethledge from 2009 to 2010, described the judge as "a committed originalist and textualist, which means he shows no favoritism to either side in any case, and instead applies the law as it is written".
Some conservatives have pointed to Kethledge as a potential justice in the mold of Neil Gorsuch, Trump's first Supreme Court nominee past year. Both Kethledge and Gorsuch once served Kennedy as law clerks, as did Kavanaugh.
Carl Tobias, Williams chair in law at the University of Richmond, Virginia, said: "The dispute over the nominee to replace Justice Kennedy is shaping up to be the most expensive fight in supreme court history, because his vote was the deciding one on many critical issues".
But Tehran has threatened to take drastic action on the oil supply in retaliation against Trump's attempt to curb its exports. On Wednesday he tweeted that OPEC is "doing little to help, " adding that, "if anything, they are driving prices higher".
This is the first reported case of a fish pedicure causing the toenails to fall off, so it's not necessarily common . However, routine use of the fish for pedicures is another matter, she said, and may often cause more harm than good.
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Grant, 35, is expected to serve as United's number three behind David de Gea and Sergio Romero after agreeing a two-year contract. The 22-year old Portuguese is held in high regard within the club and has attracted interest from clubs in Italy and Spain.
Ant-Man and the Wasp releases first in Australia on July 5, in the U.S. on July 6, and in the United Kingdom on August 3. Avengers: Infinity War was stuffed wall to wall with Marvel Comics' brightest heroes - well, except for two .
Generally speaking, people who drank two to three cups of coffee every day had a lower risk of death than those who didn't. For the study, researchers invited 9 million British adults to take part; 498,134 women and men aged 40 to 69 agreed.
If you own one of Samsung's Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus smartphones a wild bug making the rounds is leaving customers on edge. Samsung is due to unveil its next handset, the Galaxy Note 9, during an event in NY on 9 August.
Satirizing anthropomorphic pieces of fecal matter is no easy task, but Sacha Baron Cohen appears to have taken on the challenge. Of the celebrities that have verbally opposed Donald Trump as President, Sacha Baron Cohen is arguably among the loudest.
I have to say my main memories about this place are friends, proud people, proud of their culture, proud of their art and music. He said France planned to launch a season of events meant to be "the face of African culture in Europe".
He also announced that Jio Phone Monsoon Hungama starting July 21, where feature phones can be exchanged for Jio Phone for Rs 501. The JioGiga Fiber network with all the essentials will turn a home into a JioGigaFiber smart home , in less than an hour.
Euro edges higher, yuan gains as trade concerns linger
Cross-border capital flows were under control, he noted. "After all, nothing has been resolved on the Sino-US trade disputes". Valuations also remain supportive of the dollar, with its trade-weighted basket still below long-term averages.
Scott Pruitt resigns from EPA
Pruitt quit the EPA after months of ethics-related scandals related to his behavior and spending practices, CBS News reports . He was confirmed by the Senate on February 17, 2017, on a 52-46 vote, the most recorded "no" votes of any EPA administrator.
Tropical wave in Atlantic strengthens to depression
During an El Niño, strong upper-level winds roar across the Caribbean and Atlantic, tearing apart developing tropical storms. The Atlantic hurricane season typically begins to peak in August and September and will end on November 30.
Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona after World Cup exit
Uruguay on the other hand have scored also scored 7 goals at the World Cup with Edinson Cavani scoring three goals for them. But former Brazil striker Ronaldo came to the defence of Neymar , who is also the most-fouled player in Russian Federation .
Can Trump influence OPEC?
Ardebili also noted that Trump is impolite in his rhetoric, and Middle Eastern producers never respond in the United States president's style.
Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY
National Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis told The Associated Press the individuals were taken into custody around 2:30 p.m. After almost four hours on the statue, the woman finally accompanied police down off the monument, tethered to them by wires.
Pompeo to travel to N Korea for talks with Kim Jong
Two U.S. officials said the Trump administration had stepped back from its CVID demand on South Korea's advice. Trump tweeted "Just landed - a long trip, but everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office".
Torreira ready for 'scary' Arsenal move
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