Trump Makes Justices An Election Issue After Bad Week

By Jimmy Hoover (June 18, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday he will be releasing a new list of possible Supreme Court nominees after his administration was handed stinging losses in a pair of blockbuster cases on civil rights protections for LGBTQ workers and the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Repeating the gambit he made during the 2016 presidential election to win over skeptical conservatives, the president said on Twitter that he will release the list Sept. 1 and that it may include "some, or many" of the names on his previous list of potential Supreme Court nominees.

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