Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, AP reports
Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, AP reports
Trump Expected to Unveil Supreme Court Nominee Monday Night
11 July, 2018, 04:26
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) insisted Sunday on NBC News' "Meet the Press" that delaying Trump's nominee as a Democratic bloc is even more important than the reelection hopes of vulnerable red-state senators struggling to retain their seats by supporting the nominee.
Although Trump said during the campaign he would appoint anti-abortion judges who would overturn Roe vs. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, he said he would not ask candidates about whether they think the ruling should be reversed.
Shah has paused his other White House duties to lead the yet-unnamed nominee through his or her confirmation.
The president said: "Judge Kavanaugh has impeccable credentials, unsurpassed qualifications and a proven commitment to equal justice under the law".
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, who once held a court seat open for almost a year before the 2016 election to keep former President Barack Obama from filling it, lambasted Democrats for announcing their opposition before Trump had decided on a nominee.
The president also tweeted on Saturday: "Big decision will soon be made on our next Justice of the Supreme Court!"
Kavanaugh, 53, on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, is a favorite of the conservative legal establishment because of his long record on issues ranging from the separation of powers and executive privilege to abortion, immigration and gun rights.
On average, for Supreme Court nominees who have received hearings, the hearing occurred 39 days after the nomination was formally submitted, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Trump is said to have particularly liked Hardiman's life story. I think they'd be fine justices of the Supreme Court. Judge Amy Coney Barrett is the favored nominee among the religious right.
Hardiman, 53, a judge on the federal court in Philadelphia, is less known in terms of his legal philosophy, but has roots in the working class that could make him attractive to the public. He is also a George W. Bush appointment to the federal bench.
Any of the candidates on Trump's short list would probably move the court to the right. As an appeals court judge, Kethledge authored several notable opinions, including one that upheld the death penalty against a suspect who murdered a woman on federal land and a case in OH that questioned whether private citizens can sue the state for failing to enforce pollution controls. The point is not to put the president above the law or to eliminate checks on the president, but simply to defer litigation and investigations until the president is out of office.
Trump is supposedly favoring Kavanaugh because of those views, per CNN.
With a slim one-vote majority in the Senate, any GOP defections could prove problematic in winning confirmation for Trump's eventual choice - that is, if Democrats hold together in opposition. And, you know, the concern would be that something could pop up going through all those papers that could make him a tougher pick. "And I believe this person will do a great job", Trump told reporters on Sunday afternoon after spending the weekend at his private golf club in New Jersey.
Will they do something similar against us? Oleffe would only say: "For me honestly, the best team must win, nothing else". Nacer Chadli deputised for the suspended Thomas Muenier at right wing-back, allowing Moussa Dembele to join the midfield.
The blast left more than 25 people injured, in the first major incident of violence ahead of general elections in Pakistan. The ANP, which campaigns against the Taliban, has been a regular target of militants operating in Pakistan's northwest.
The interior ministry has placed their names on the Exit Control List , which bars individuals from leaving the country. Maryam to 10 years and seven years of rigorous imprisonment respectively in the Avenfield properties corruption case.
The worldwide effort to save the group has paired divers in "buddy teams" with the remaining eight boys and their coach. Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk was the latest to pitch in. " More personnel" were being used than on Sunday.
While citizens of the island cannot vote in United States presidential elections, those born there are still US citizens. Although Puerto Ricans are USA citizens, they must register in one of the 50 states to vote in presidential elections.
It will be used for all cold drinks with the exception of Frappuccinos , which will be served with a disposable, paper straw. Vancouver will prohibit plastic straws as well as some other items by June 1, 2019 as part of the Zero Waste 2040 Strategy.
When asked about his first reaction as he saw the first set of boys who were rescued he admitted that he was "very scared". The boys, aged between 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old coach are now being assessed in hospital.
The 27-year-old Belgian winger has played a vital role in their 2-1 win against Brazil in the quarterfinal of the World Cup . Hazard now wears the number 10 shirt for club and country, but Luka Modric occupies that jersey at the Bernabeu.
On the other hand, Trump is right that many countries in the global security alliance come "nowhere close to their 2% commitment". President Trump suggested such member states should reimburse the US for being delinquent on their obligations for years.
I feel I am improving and, hopefully, I can keep improving. "In the first period of extra-time, I felt real fatigue in my knee". England trio Harry Kane, Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire are looking to guide their side to only their second World Cup final.
Harrison Ford will return as Indiana Jones , and Steven Spielberg will direct, with Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall producing. Lucasfilm's fifth Indiana Jones film has been rescheduled for a July 9, 2021 release, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
Turkey dismisses civil servants linked to terror groups
Moreover, 1,052 people, including judicial candidates and civil servants were dismissed from the Ministry of Justice. Turkey regularly carries out such operations as part of a large-scale government crackdown on Gulen's movement.
US May List Tariffs On $200 Billion More Chinese Products
The first round of tariffs covered Chinese products ranging from farming plows to machine tools and communications satellites. The tariffs could take effect after public consultations end on August 30, according to a statement from the U.S.
Harry and Meghan due in Dublin for two-day visit
After arriving at Dublin City Airport, Harry and Meghan were due to meet with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. It comes "at the request of Her Majesty's Government", a spokesperson for Kensington Palace said.
What Is the Endgame for the Trump Trade Wars?
The tariffs could take effect after public consultations end on August 30, according to a statement from the U.S. The list includes agricultural products, minerals and consumer goods such as handbags, among other items.
BMC Racing takes team time trial
BMC, which is searching for a new title sponsor, also won the previous team time trial on the Tour in 2015. To be a time trial victor at the Tour de France is going to be hard top that's for sure.
Last remaining kid, coach evacuated from Thai cave
British divers found them grouped together in complete darkness on a muddy bank several kilometres inside the cave on Monday. The Seals said they are still waiting for a medic and three navy Seals who stayed with the boys to emerge from the cave.