ABC meanwhile will hit pause on The Bachelorette's jaunt to the Bahamas as needed to accommodate breaking news coverage, and then resume its regularly scheduled programming, airing both Bachelorette and The Proposal in full.
"This is a nightmare for red-state Democrats to oppose a highly qualified nominee, and all four of these people are highly qualified-been on the court, know what they're doing, mainstream judges", Mr. He's reportedly down to four possible picks, all of whom are Federalist Society members: Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman.
He said Kavanaugh would be his top choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Have not made it final. McCaskill, a centrist Democrat who broke with her other red state colleagues by voting against Neil Gorsuch previous year, insists that she has not already made up her mind to vote "no" against retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy's successor.
Talking to reporters travelling with him to Montana overseas Air Force One, Trump said he had interviewed some "extraordinarily talented and brilliant" people during the process. But Trump's final decision remained far from clear, and the president wants to keep the guessing game going.
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"I think of the four people, I have it down to three or two".
He said he believes that any of the four candidates on the short list will dismantle Roe v. Wade and other hard-fought rights.
"The vast majority of American people, shown by poll after poll, want Roe v. Wade to be preserved", Blumenthal said. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. I do think the president has to think about who is the easiest to get confirmed here.
For Trump, this was his second consecutive weekend in New Jersey.
Leading Republican US senators also toured Sunday TV studios predicting that their party would stand united over the confirmation process, and warning Democratic senators from conservative "red" states won by Trump in 2016 that if they opposed the nomination they would have to answer to voters at the midterm elections in November.