Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe
04 July, 2018, 14:23 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
Even though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell changed Senate rules a year ago to allow confirmation by simple majority, if Democrats hold together, he can not afford defections.
"There is keen interest in those two, but there are at least a couple of others who are still very seriously in the mix", said the person.
His departure means President Trump will now have another opportunity to nominate a judge to the highest court in the U.S. His first appointment, Justice Neil Gorsuch was confirmed in April 2017.
"I strongly believe that the president should take his time to identify a strong consensus candidate that will not further divide this country and fan the flames of anger and anxiety that are beginning to tear people apart", said Feinstein. "The dogma lives loudly within you", Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein said to Barrett during the hearing.
Lee's office characterized the conversation as an interview.
Mr. Thapar was appointed a judge on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals by Mr. Trump past year. Like Kethledge, he is now is a judge on the United States court of appeals for the sixth circuit.
Many important decisions are made by the Supreme Court in refusing to grant a petition for cert, as it did earlier this year in denying David Daleiden's petition concerning the infringement on his rights by the Ninth Circuit.
Even though Republicans changed Senate rules a year ago to allow confirmation by simple majority, if Democrats hold together, they can not afford defections.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that White House Counsel Don McGahn will lead the overall process.
In addition, half of voters, 50 percent, said the court is mainly motivated by politics rather the law, compared with 42 percent who said the opposite.
Paul's office did not respond to requests for comment. Abortion rights are seen as a litmus test for the next nominee. "And we do have a majority of votes in the Senate that think the Affordable Care Act should not be gutted". The president has already said he intends to install a conservative justice in his place.
But that too isn't guarantee that a future justice would side with conservatives.
There have also been lobbying efforts around other candidates.
Kavanaugh is a judge on the District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals. Kethledge, a Michigan Law graduate who has been a Michigan-based appellate court judge for the past decade, would add academic diversity to a court steeped in the Ivy League.
From a list of 25 candidates, President Trump said on Friday that he would announce his choice to replace Justice Kennedy on July 9.
The rush to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's vacated Supreme Court seat ahead of the midterms has become a frenzied power grab, for both White House officials and lawyers looking to back a racehorse for influence.
"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".
But her short tenure on the bench may work against her.
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