Trump says he is considering two women for Supreme Court

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Jeff Malet Newscom via ZUMA Press

Trump got his first Supreme Court pick after McConnell led a Republican blockade against Merrick Garland, former President Barack Obama's nominee to fill Scalia's seat. "I'm going to try and do something like that, but I don't think I'm going to be so specific".

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has committed to confirming a nominee in the fall, which the Republican-controlled Senate should be able to do if McConnell can hold his razor-thin majority together. But other factors will also be in play as the candidates are vetted: their ideological bent, their ability to win confirmation and even whether, according to a key adviser, they are "not weak". In arguing their case, Democrats have emphasized that Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion in the United States, could be in jeopardy. The only name Trump mentioned was U.S. Sen. "He said he'd like the job", Trump said. He was nominated by President Ronald Reagan, a Republican, in 1988.

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In a statement, Murkowski noted her standards for the Supreme Court are "extremely high" and that she will cast an "independent vote" when the eventual nominee comes before the Senate. Trump asked Manchin, the senator recalled.

"Overturning Roe" will stay the rallying cry on both sides of the issue, but the antiabortion movement's legal strategists plan to stick to their highly successful strategy of chipping away at abortion rights in the states, they told The Post.

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But, referring to the rally, said, "Maybe because of this she will be forced to vote 'yes'". Heidi Heitkamp, although she is a moderate who strays at times from Democratic positions.

"Political speeches are just that, but the next day, I'm ready to get to work", Heitkamp said in a statement following a private meeting with the president.

"We'd be very happy if he'd pick any name on that list", said Severino.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, is the oldest member of the current Supreme Court but has given no public hint of a retirement. "And that will happen automatically, in my opinion, because I am putting pro-life justices on the court".

Trump's allies have made clear he wants another justice in the Gorsuch mold. "This is a line that's been drawn about whether we are going to criminalize women, whether we are going to be arresting women for making decisions about their bodies".

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