Trump Adds 5 Names To Supreme Court Potential List

Law360, New York (November 17, 2017, 7:22 PM EST) -- President Donald J. Trump announced on Friday the addition of five new names to the list of judges that he will draw upon to fill a potential vacancy in the U.S. Supreme Court.

The additions, which include three current circuit court judges, two of whom are Trump appointees, a Georgia Supreme Court justice and an Oklahoma Supreme Court justice, bring the tally of candidates to 25 and represent a fulfillment of what the White House said was Trump’s “Make the Judiciary Great Again” campaign promise. 

“The president remains deeply committed to identifying and selecting outstanding jurists in the mold of Justice [Neil] Gorsuch," the...

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