Don't let McConnell's hypocrisy determine the Supreme Court's future
Don't let McConnell's hypocrisy determine the Supreme Court's future
Who Will Trump Nominate for the Supreme Court? Here are a Few Options
09 July, 2018, 03:31
Indian-American judge Amul Thapar has not made it to the shortlist of three candidates from among which US President Donald Trump is likely to nominate his pick for the US Supreme Court justice, a media report said today. "I think it's a bit of a scare tactic and rank speculation more than anything else".
"These are the people, keep in mind, who consider themselves to be the most open-minded, the most tolerant", he said.
"Nobody really knows", Leo said on ABC's "This Week".
Democrats see the seat being vacated by Justice Kennedy, a conservative judge who sometimes sided with the court's liberal wing, as critical to maintaining abortion rights and key provisions of former President Barack Obama's healthcare plan.
According to National Public Radio (NPR), Trump has reduced the names of the potential nominees to three judges - Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge.
He said he expected to decide Sunday night or Monday morning in advance of his scheduled 9 p.m.
Graham said. "So red-state Democrats are going to have a very hard decision, and I hope every Republican will rally around these picks, because they're all outstanding".
Thapar, 49, a Cincinnati-based federal appeals court judge, was among the first four candidates interviewed by Trump on July 2. "They're good judges. I think they'd be fine justices of the Supreme Court".
In the course of the 2016 election, Trump made changing the face of the USA supreme court a key campaign pledge that was instrumental in firing up his base of right-wing conservative voters.
While the U.S. Senate once required a 60-vote supermajority to overcome blocking tactics against Supreme Court nominees, the Republican majority changed the rules previous year during the debate on Justice Neil Gorsuch. Republicans now control that number of Senate seats, although one of their number, Senator John McCain, is at home in Arizona battling cancer.
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.
He said Jordan and then-head coach Russ Hellickson spoke with Strauss, who the New York Times reports committed suicide in 2005. Jordan, who was the assistant coach from 1986 to 1994, may have covered up the incidents, according to the reports.
Asked by Autosport why Verstappen was so much stronger in that area, Horner replied: "Max has got a great ability to do that". I think overall, it's not going to change the world in my opinion. "At the moment I don't know", Raikkonen added.
This new tier will cost 16.99 Euros (~$20), an increase of 3 Euros (~$6) compared to the Premium tier, without any new additions. Tutto Android has obtained leaked Netflix promotional material that suggests the Netflix Premium tier is changing.
Looking forward, Paul will continue to provide tenacious on-ball defense and playmaking starting at point guard for the Rockets. His productivity reached another level in the postseason where he averaged 21.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 5.8 assists.
Flexible smartphones have been in works but we are yet to see a commercially available foldable smartphone in the market. This is expected to be a drag on profit growth when the Korean conglomerate posts second quarter earnings on Friday.
Kuo believes that the 2018 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus will carry a $999 price tag which is similar to the existing 5.8-inch iPhone X. There is also a rumoured 6.1-inch LED iPhone, which will reportedly come in gray, white, blue, red, and orange colour schemes.
And neither is Brazil . "I'm very happy with my performance but even more so with the team's victory", he said. This is supposed to be Belgium's golden generation, and perhaps for the first time we are beginning to see why.
Verstappen was half a second off pace-setter Lewis Hamilton in the second practice session which left him P5 in the standings. His Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo endured a frustrating race on his 29th birthday, retiring due to a broken exhaust.
The red and white clad Spartak stadium, 15km outside central Moscow, resembled downtown Bogata an hour before the match. Supporters hugged and danced when the penalty was given and the fans' zone erupted when it was tucked away.
President Donald Trump said he "probably won't" ask potential Supreme Court nominees about whether they would overturn Roe v. Speaking Monday at an Anchorage news conference, Murkowski noted Kennedy's pivotal role on the court.
Boys Have Been Rescued From Thailand Cave
It is estimated that the boys and their coach are 1.24 miles from the mouth of the cave and about 0.6 miles below the surface. His parents, who along with other families, have maintained a constant vigil at the site since the boys first became trapped.
Trump to meet Queen as United Kingdom rolls out red carpet
Smyth expressed doubts that the president would stop by for a pint but said he would "have a pint of stout ready for him in case". "I was talking to regulars who are looking forward to the visit and I said "Let's set up the Trump Arms while he is here".
Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China
USA officials and business owners have warned Trump that the tariffs will be a major hit to American companies. Ahead of the planned tariffs, China said that the "US is opening fire on the entire world, including itself".
Tabarez coy on Cavani fitness for France World Cup clash
Even if England do reach the final, British political leaders and royals will not attend the match in Russian Federation . "Lloris had a great save", France coach Didier Deschamps said. "We can pass that down the generations - beating Brazil".
Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term
The decision against the Sharifs comes ahead of the July 25 polls, as well as media complaints that the press is being muzzled. He denies drawing the monthly salary. "PML-N will not perish politically as it has a strong base in northern Punjab".
Vice President Mike Pence Met With Supreme Court Contenders
In the coming weeks, you'll hear critics charging that Trump's pick is not sufficiently independent, that he's no Anthony Kennedy. In January, Collins was one of two Republicans who voted against banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy along with Sen.
Heat wave kills 17 in eastern Canada
The move is part of the federal government's climate change adaptation in expectation of more frequent heat events. Montreal's health authority says 11 people have now died from complications related to the hot and humid weather.
How do the World Cup quarter-finalists compare?
However, he declined to say how the Labour leader would respond if invited to see England play in the final. Germany struggled in the group stage and needed Toni Kroos's free-kick to save them.
Thai official says cave boys may have to dive despite danger
Engineers have been pumping water out of the cave, but more precipitation is expected as the rainy season hits the area. The Thai military has confirmed that they are preparing for long-term food supplies and diving training for the group.
Celebrities dazzle at Akash-Shloka's engagement party
Before the engagement day, Ambanis are doing enjoying the other functions like mehndi ceremony and pre-engagement party . Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur accompanied by Siddharth Malhotra graced the evening together.