The president, who spoke aboard Air Force One on the way to his golf club in New Jersey, said he had identified a group of at least five potential candidates for the nation's high court and he may interview as many as seven.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a GOP gathering in Kentucky that the goal is to wrap up the confirmation in time for the nominee to join the court at the start of its next term in October.
Ninety percent of Democrats said the vacancy would make them more likely to vote for a Democratic Senate candidate in the November 6 election, compared with 81 percent of Republicans who said the issue would make them more likely to vote for a Senate candidate from their party. Cory Booker (D., N.J.) likened the efforts to stop a conservative justice to abolition, suffrage and civil rights, saying the US was a history of achieving the "impossible." Sen.
During the candidate vetting the last time, the White House asked all the contenders whom they would pick instead of themselves - and they all said Gorsuch, said the person, who was not authorized to disclose private conversations.
Some possible nominees being eyed include Thomas Hardiman, who serves alongside Trump's sister on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Raymond Kethledge, a federal appeals court judge who clerked for Kennedy.
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The statement issued by the court said that Kennedy's decision was motivated by his decision to spend more time with his family. Kennedy was Reagan's third choice to fill the court seat left open by the retirement of Lewis Powell in 1987.
In an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo airing Sunday, though, the president said he "probably" wouldn't ask candidates about how they'd vote on the case.
The other senator who met with Trump, Republican Charles Grassley, is chairman of the Judiciary Committee, which will consider any Trump choice.
"We'd be very happy if he'd pick any name on that list", said Severino. The current record for longest service on the Supreme Court is held by William O. Douglas, who served for 36 years from 1939 to 1975. However, he invited her, Donnelly and Manchin to the White House the next day to discuss the nomination process.
"I like them all", he said.
Trump's allies have made clear he wants another justice in the Gorsuch mold. "And that'll happen automatically, in my opinion, because I am putting pro-life justices on the court".
Like Collins and Murkowski, these Democrats are unlikely to reveal how they will vote until the nomination comes to the Senate floor.