Trump To Nominate Ginsburg Replacement From Short List Of 5 After Funeral

PA Pundits - International

By Fred Lucas ~

President Donald Trump said Monday morning that he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court either Friday or Saturday, and has narrowed the list of contenders to five.

In an interview on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Trump said the short delay was intended to allow time to pay respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87.

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Sept. 19. In his remarks, he said, “As we meet tonight, our nation mourns the loss of a legal giant, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.” (Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

During the interview, Trump was asked about, among others, candidates such as Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 48, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit; Judge Barbara Lagoa, 52, of the U.S. Court…

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