Wisconsin radio host and fierce ‘Never Trump’ advocate, Charlie Sykes said Wednesday that he does not believe Donald Trump actually wants to nominate his ex-wife for a seat on the Supreme Court.
Sykes’ former wife, Diane, a judge in Wisconsin, made Trump’s official shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees. But Sykes, the editor of RightWisconsin.com who pilloried Trump on radio during the Wisconsin primary, isn’t buying it:
Diane would be an outstanding choice. Would make a great justice. But I simple don't believe Trump… https://t.co/v0mG9HqylL
— Charlie Sykes (@SykesCharlie) May 18, 2016
Trump also picked one of his Twitter critics, Texas judge Don Willett, for the shortlist. Willett has not tweeted for eight hours as of press time.
Trump’s shortlist clearly intends to assuage the doubts of his conservative critics, who fear that Trump will appoint liberal or pro-choice justices to the Supreme Court.