Democrats for years notched wins at the Supreme Court that secured legal protections on abortion, health care and gay rights — victories that party officials say created a sense of complacency among their voters around the importance of the federal j
Scott Pruitt came to Washington and assembled an extraordinary team of like-minded conservatives — lawyers, energy lobbyists, free-market Republicans and close allies from his days in Oklahoma. All were committed not only to Mr.
President Trump said Friday he has narrowed his list of Supreme Court finalists to five candidates, including two women, and plans to announce his nominee on July 9, one day before he is scheduled to depart for a week-long European trip.
President Trump’s nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court will be announced on Monday, July 9, with fanfare. Trump told reporters in recent days that he is planning to reveal his pick during television’s primetime that evening. Trump’s friends tell me he hopes the moment is drenched with drama, the trappings of the presidency — and good lighting.