Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court

Clark Diaz
July 4, 2018

He also said he would "probably interview six or seven" candidates all together.

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin said Friday it would be tougher to confirm someone who would revamp the landmark decision. He said he planned to interview one or two of them this weekend in Bedminster, N.J., where he is spending time with family at his private golf course.

In the end, the Supreme Court doesn't have to entirely overturn Roe v. Wade to leave the legal standard substantially weakened or even effectively gutted, said Steve Vladeck, a CNN Supreme Court analyst and professor at the University of Texas School of Law. "No matter how I vote there are going to be people who are furious at me", Collins told POLITICO.

The Republican game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement this week. Two key Republican women, Collins and Sen. Susan Collins of ME and Sen. The strength of her victory was fueled by support among Alaska women, which has become part of Murkowski's brand. "Some people think outside of, obviously, war and peace, it's the most important thing that you could have".

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a potential presidential candidate in 2020 said, "President Trump has told you he's going to nominate someone who will get rid of Roe v. Wade". It also scrambles the campaign for the November midterm elections.

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President Donald Trump has hit the ground running, meeting Thursday with key Republican and Democratic senators at the White House in the evening to discuss the vacancy.

Manchin says he's "pro-life, but I know how that divides our country immediately, divides everyone".

Senators who will vote on the nominee will also be consulted, aides said. Trump has praised Kennedy and his work, though it has included decisions on hot-button issues such as abortion, marriage equality, and the death penalty that many conservatives disagreed with. Exit polls suggested the makeup of the Supreme Court played a major role for many voters on both sides, but more for Republicans.

But opposing Trump's next Supreme Court nomination could dissolve some of the goodwill they've built up with Trump supporters - who just so happen to represent most voters in their state.

At a campaign rally this week in North Dakota, Trump indicated he would pick someone young enough to serve on the court for decades.

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A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights, buttressed abortion rights and erased political spending limits.

"The fact that there's a modest enthusiasm disadvantage isn't all that meaningful because there's already an enthusiasm gap for Republicans", he said, noting Democratic anger toward Trump.

Democratic pollster Geoff Garin took a different approach, claiming that the injection of a court vacancy into the midterm campaign will only fuel anti-Trump fervor. In 2013, McConnell, then minority leader, cautioned Democrat Harry Reid not to invoke the "nuclear option" - lowering the vote threshold for confirmation of judges and Cabinet officials from 60 to 51 votes. The 53-year-old appeals court judge is a former clerk for Justice Kennedy.

Democratic consultant and pollster Paul Maslin disputed the notion that the vote puts the incumbents in a tough spot.

Though Trump, who has little fixed ideology, has been an unpredictable and at times frustrating governing partner for the Republican leadership, he has largely adhered to GOP orthodoxy when it comes to judicial appointments, including his selection of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court a year ago.

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