Trump Picks Supreme Court Nominee; Will Announce on Live TV

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters following his meeting with Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group, meeting at Trump Tower, January 9, 2017 in New York City. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration. …
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President Donald Trump announced that he has made his Supreme Court nominee choice, promising to announce it live from the White House on Tuesday.

I have made my decision on who I will nominate for The United States Supreme Court,” he wrote on Twitter. “It will be announced live on Tuesday at 8:00 P.M.”

Trump initially set his announcement for Thursday but moved it up after Senate Democrats seized on his executive order blocking immigration from several high-risk countries in the Middle East.

According to the Associated Press, three federal appeals court judges are on Trump’s short list — Neil Gorsuch, Thomas Hardiman, and William Pryor.

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