Sunday shows preview: Washington braces for Trump's Supreme Court pick

Democrats’ court-packing talk is just crazy

"Given their vision of a politicized judiciary, we should not be surprised when Democrats cry bloody murder at the announcement of the president's Supreme Court nominee", the retiring senator writes. If Trump chooses her and she is confirmed, she would be the youngest justice on the Supreme Court.

Trump's nominee will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his intention to retire last week after three decades on the high court.

"Beyond the qualifications, what really matters is, does this nominee fit a central casting image for a Supreme Court nominee, as well as his or her spouse", a Republican close to the White House told Politico. Honestly I could pick any of the 25 and they would be terrific.

Both sides cited cases such as the recent one involving a cake-shop owner's decision not to make a cake for a gay wedding. "I don't want to say the four".

Kavanaugh, 53, is a former Kennedy clerk and a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, which is commonly referred to as the second-most powerful court in the country.

Despite these famous precedents, NBC News reported that Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge - all of them judges - are on the president's shortlist for the nomination.

Brett Kavanaugh, 53, now serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C. He has two Yale degrees and first rose to prominence for his involvement in the investigation led by Ken Starr into then-President Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky.

Schumer also warned the president that nominating a jurist who would be hostile to Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a woman's right to an abortion, and to Obama's health-care law would be "cataclysmic" and damage Trump's legacy, added the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. She's only been a federal judge for about a year.

Neymar unwilling to play football again after Brazil’s exit from World Cup
Petersburg on Tuesday. "We know what we are capable of but Brazil are the favourites, putting us into a different role". The victor of the tie will face either France or Uruguay in St Petersburg on July 10.

European peace activists march against Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation visit
The summit will follow a NATO meeting in Brussels where Russian Federation will also top the agenda, said U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Canada presses USA to resume NAFTA renegotiation talks
But Jim Watson does, and sent his regrets this year, saying he's unhappy about the "constant attacks on our country". They discussed border security and trade, with a specific focus on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Born in New Jersey, Kethledge grew up in MI and graduated from Birmingham Groves High School before attending the University of MI where he earned a bachelor's and law degree.

Trump nominated Barrett for to the federal bench in May a year ago. Judge Barrett already has more judicial experience than Elena Kagan had when she was nominated to the Supreme Court, so any liberal opponents will be unable to claim that Barrett needs more judicial experience.

"The dogma lives loudly within you", Sen.

Kethledge, 51, like Kavanaugh, also clerked for Kennedy. Kethledge, of MI, is a judge on the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

She was confirmed 55 to 43 by the Senate, and three Democrats voted for her - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Tim Kaine of Virginia and Joe Donnelly of Indiana. The office has a pine desk, a wood stove, and no internet.

"While we do not agree with every decision Justice Kennedy ever wrote, his impact on LGBTQ rights is unquestioned", Wu said.

In 2017, Kethledge coauthored "Lead Yourself First" a book which details how leaders can benefit from Solitude.

MA gay-rights advocates worry President Trump's soon-to-be-announced Supreme Court pick could mean the reversal of recent rulings on same-sex marriage and privacy rights - but some conservatives are cheering on that possibility.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Family comes before president, says Trump lawyer
Jul 08, 2018 - 05:05
The Enquirer also gave Cohen sign-off power on stories about Trump before they ran, according to The Washington Post . His attorneys have advised him to stop talking about the case, Cohen explained, and so he's not commenting at all.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top North Korea warns USA attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar
Jul 08, 2018 - 04:34
And he said progress had been made towards agreeing "the modalities" of North Korea's destruction of a missile facility. The Trump administration has said it would take between 1 and 2 1/2 years to dismantle North Korea's nuclear program.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Tropical Depression develops in the Atlantic
Jul 08, 2018 - 04:24
Beryl is now forecast to track south of Puerto Rico and Hispaniola as a tropical storm early next week. Ms Davis said: "We're watching two areas in the Atlantic for possible tropical development".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Coach of Thai boys trapped in cave apologises to parents
Jul 08, 2018 - 04:06
Headcam footage from Thailand shows the tough conditions facing dive teams working to rescue 12 boys and their coach from a cave. Thursday ET), as he returned from an operation to deliver oxygen tanks to the cave where the boys are located.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Mother Teresa charity shocked after India babies 'sold'
Jul 08, 2018 - 04:03
However, the nuns present then called up a couple from Uttar Pradesh who had allegedly bought the child for Rs 1.2 lakh. SP, City, Aman Kumar said: "Another sister was questioned, but let off after her role was not established".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Brush fire destroys homes in San Diego County, California; Hundreds evacuated
Jul 08, 2018 - 03:29
The American Red Cross opened an emergency shelter on Thursday at Ashland High School for people displaced by the fire. Cal Fire and the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office confirmed the death, but no further details were released.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Thunder to re-sign Felton, pass $300M threshold
Jul 08, 2018 - 03:19
It's clear that the Thunder appreciate him, and they have shown that by bringing him back for another year. All told, OKC finished last season ranked 29th in bench scoring and 15th in three-point percentage.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top EPA's Pruitt was told to resign in call from White House
Jul 08, 2018 - 01:52
After the Trump administration announced Wheeler's nomination to the agency in April, Inhofe hailed Wheeler as a " close friend ". But despite boasts of slashing red tape and promoting job creation, Pruitt had a mixed record of producing real-world results.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top How to Watch Sweden vs England
Jul 07, 2018 - 14:51
He added that England had "been given the opportunity to move it nice and slow" but that they have "method to their build-up". Iceland was short of big names but big on team, and Eriksson described Sweden as " world champions of team spirit".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump to avoid London protests with tour of English country homes
Jul 07, 2018 - 12:36
Johnson said, referring to the prime minister's ceremonial country estate in Ellesborough, about 45 miles northwest of London. But the US President will spend hardly any time in London, minimizing the risk of awkward encounters with angry protesters.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Former Thai Navy Seal dies trying to rescue boys trapped in cave
Jul 07, 2018 - 11:39
Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful, and he was later transferred to a hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. His body was taken to a naval base in central Thailand , and then on to his family in the northeastern part of the country.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Terrorists groups hand over weapons to Syrian army
Jul 07, 2018 - 11:16
Rebels then handed over some 275 square kilometres of border territory without a fight, said Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman. During Syria's seven-year war, it has conducted scores of air strikes on what it describes as Iranian or Tehran-backed targets.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Defending champ Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs
Jul 07, 2018 - 11:15
Nothing says the Fourth of July like barbecues, fireworks and Joey Chestnut winning the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest . The judges originally counted 64 hot dogs, but it was later revealed that an entire plate wasn't counted.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Man who challenged black family's use of pool loses job
Jul 07, 2018 - 10:39
Association officials regret the situation "at our community pool that left neighbors feeling racially profiled", the email said. The man, who is identified only as "Adam" in the video , called the police on a black woman who gave him her address.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Star Wars: Episode IX Enlists Keri Russell for 'Action-Heavy' Role
Jul 07, 2018 - 10:11
According to Variety , Abrams met with other actresses about the role, but made his decision about Russell earlier this week. Given this speculation , it's safe to bet there will be more Star Wars news in the not so distant future.