President Trump is expected to announce his nomination for the open supreme court seat on Monday. "But I'm getting very close to making a final decision". Kethledge, 51, is a judge for the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, while Hardiman, 52, serves on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The three others were justices Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge. He's also had a hand in Trump's picks for lower courts; the president has gotten a whopping 21 circuit court judges confirmed since taking office and almost all were outsourced to The Federalist Society to fill.
At the same time, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, has quietly been lobbying the president against choosing Amy Coney Barrett, an appeals court judge and a Catholic mother of seven, according to The New York Times.
Leo said that it was impossible to predict the positions of any of the leading candidates for the seat on abortion.
Thapar was on the shortlist of candidates after judge Antonin Scalia died in 2016. "They're good judges. I think they'd be fine justices of the Supreme Court".
Talking to reporters travelling with him to Montana overseas Air Force One, Mr Trump said he has interviewed some "extraordinarily talented and brilliant" people during the process.
"We are close to making a decision", Trump said. Trump has spent the weekend discussing his options with allies and will announce his pick at 9 p.m. Monday from the White House.
Judge Raymond Kethledge of MI, who serves on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, is seen in this 2017 photo released by Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.in New York, New York, U.S., July 6, 2018.
Trump has teased details of his process in recent days, saying Thursday that he was down to four people and "of the four people, I have it down to three or two". "But I'm putting conservative people on". "So I think it's a bit of a scare tactic and rank speculation more than anything else".
The longtime politician's first two terms in power ended abruptly under military pressure, the second time by outright coup. In July, last year, Sharif was ousted by the Pakistan supreme court in the Panamagate scandal.
But it was not his match-winning intervention that fans were discussing after the 2-0 win at the Samara Arena. Belgium are not champions yet, but they look most likely to be amongst the teams left in the World Cup .
It was most likely dry when they entered, but rushing waters later clogged the way back with mud and debris. Provincial governor Narongsak Osatanakorn said they had been found safe but "the operation isn't over".
Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the women's annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2018 in Coney Island. The judges originally counted 64 hot dogs, but it was later revealed that an entire plate wasn't counted.
Pompeo landed in Pyongyang for his third visit as Washington's top diplomat, according to Agence France-Presse. Some U.S. officials and experts have said the change in language amounted to a softening in approach.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index fell by as much as 1.52% in the morning before finishing the session up 0.45% on Friday. After that, Trump has made it clear he is planning additional duties on Chinese products worth a staggering $500 billion.
Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., a member of the Judiciary Committee, said he didn't think Trump would be overly focused on the Roe ruling. A senior White House official said that Trump did not conduct any interviews with potential Supreme Court picks over the weekend.
Belgium and Chelsea forward Eden Hazard plans to step up and seize the opportunity to be the star man of World Cup 2018. Sanchez, whose Chile failed to qualify for the tournament, has backed his club teammate Lukaku to go on win the award.
According to multiple reports, Leonard could be traded sooner rather than later with multiple suitors in hand. He also opted out of his contract with Cleveland in 2015, to sign a new two year deal with a one year option.
France forward Antoine Griezmann (left) vies for the ball against Uruguay defender Diego Godin at the World Cup on July 6. Belgium took advantage of some an overly attacking Brazilian approach at the Kazan Arena to take a 2-0 lead by half-time.
Here's a collection of folks convinced he would end up in LA or, at the least, would not re-sign with Oklahoma City. Los Angeles will still be there, calling, winking, tugging at his heartstrings the way it clearly has for years.
Ohio State team doctor warned, former coach says
In a video shared with NBC, former head wrestling coach Russ Hellickson said he confronted Strauss and told school officials. An investigative team from Seattle-based Perkins Coie (coo-ey) emailed Jordan directly - but inaccurately - in May.
Samsung profits slow after poor smartphone sales
This likely means that the foldable smartphone's unveiling , which has been delayed for a few years, will finally happen soon. Perhaps now might be a good time to mention that Apple is also rumored to be launching three smartphones later this year.
3 more Supreme Court candidates meet with Trump
Besides, they said, because Trump said he was protecting national security, that concern overrode the establishment clause. JOHNSON: Activists backing civil rights and abortion rights mixed with Democratic senators on the steps of the court.
Netflix testing new 'Ultra Tier'
In the wake of being named the number one choice for TV viewing, Netflix has been testing out a new payment option. She said: "We continuously test new things at Netflix and these tests typically vary in length of time".
Chris Paul contract: Guard reportedly to re-sign with Rockets
Looking forward, Paul will continue to provide tenacious on-ball defense and playmaking starting at point guard for the Rockets . For four years, " Houston " Chris Paul will earn nearly as much as his entire career in the National Basketball Association .