Senators Discuss Abortion Rights as Trump Mulls Supreme Court Pick
03 July, 2018, 06:26 | Author: Essie Rivera
U.S. President Donald Trumpsaid he met with four potential Supreme Court justices on Monday, while a person familiar with the selection process said Trump was focused keenly on two people, although others were still in contention.
Trump has said he will announce his nominee on July 9. "The Department of Justice is fully engaged to support the nomination and confirmation efforts".
If there is a danger of losing Republican votes, the nominee could prevail by courting Democratic senators seeking re-election this year in states Trump carried in 2016, including Sens. Cory Booker saying there should be no nominee until after Robert Mueller ends his Russian Federation probe.
Justin Clark, in his position as director of the Office of Public Liaison, will oversee outreach with key constituencies, coalitions, grass-roots organizations and allies, the White House said.
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The White House also announced Monday that the overall confirmation process would be led by White House counsel Donald McGahn, as it was during the process that led to the successful confirmation previous year of Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Collins made headlines this weekend when she told CNN she wouldn't support a nominee who "demonstrated hostility" toward Roe v. Wade. Also of interest are Amul Thapar, who serves on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati; Brett Kavanaugh, a former clerk for Kennedy who serves on the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C.; and Amy Coney Barrett, who serves on the federal appeals court in Chicago.
"The president told me in our meeting that he would not ask that question", Collins promised.
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"This is a very different Supreme Court discussion because everyone in the Senate who is going to vote on this knows this could change the balance of power".
"I'm going to have an in-depth conversation with the nominee and I believe very much that Roe v. Wade is settled law as it has been described by Chief Justice [John] Roberts", Collins said.
Such a judge, she said, "would not be acceptable to me because that would indicate an activist agenda".
"The Senate will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy's successor this fall", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said. John McCain of Arizona.
In a generic ballot for the House, Democrats held a 50 percent to 41 percent lead over Republicans.
But in an interview broadcast on Sunday, Trump told Fox News that he "probably" will not ask his nominee how he or she would vote on Roe versus Wade, adding that he is putting "conservative people on" the court.
When Trump campaigned for the presidency, he was adamant about his stance on abortion rights.
Associated Press reporters Mark Sherman, Alan Fram and Hope Yen contributed.
Anticipating a possible trip to Phoenix , protesters also gathered outside a Southwest Key facility in the city's west side. First lady Melania Trump arrives at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Thursday, June 28, 2018 , en route to a U.S.
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Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, has so far been the main barrier to a deal as it called on OPEC to reject pressure from U.S. OPEC did not say which of its members would supply the additional crude, which should start to flow into the market in July.
The diplomat noted that Washington's decision had dealt a powerful blow to its reputation in terms of protecting human rights. It added that the US criticism of the council for failing to make changes advocated by Washington appears "cynical".
There was another shock in the World Cup as Spain crashed out of the competition against Russian Federation . It has been confirmed that legendary midfielder Andres Iniesta has retired from Spanish worldwide duty.
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He contradicted himself by essentially saying England is still growing ahead of a fixture in which it can't afford to be uncertain.
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