Trump's next Supreme Court justice appointment will cement legacy: Sean Spicer
Jun 29, 2018, 18:34
Mr Trump is likely to choose a more conservative candidate to replace Mr Kennedy, which could shift the highest court in the land to the right for decades to come.
He notified President Trump in a letter Wednesday, telling him that effective July 31, he would "end my regular active status as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, while continuing to serve in a senior status".
Kennedy was appointed by Ronald Reagan, and has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights. The search, the president said, will begin immediately, and Kennedy's replacement will be chosen from the list of 25 candidates he considered past year, when he ultimately chose Gorsuch.
Republicans now hold a bare 51-49 majority in the Senate, although that includes the ailing Senator John McCain of Arizona.
In the early days of Donald Trump's presidency, many progressive Americans dared to believe that maybe, just maybe, his election victory would not prove as consequential as they first feared.
The court's four liberal justices dissented. But so far they have shown zero interest in any sort of delay in getting a second Trump justice onto the bench, with McConnell planningconfirmation hearings in August and a Senate debate and vote as soon as possible thereafter. Republicans changed the rules during Gorsuch's confirmation to wipe out the main delaying tactic for Supreme Court nominees, the filibuster, and the need for 60 votes to defeat it. If the Senate divides 50-50, Vice President Mike Pence could break a tie to confirm the nominee.
He was often referred to as the "swing vote" between the four more liberal and four more reliably conservative justices now presiding over the court.
Contrary to Matthews' fiery advice, Democrats in the minority have little power to block the nominations of the Republican president, unlike the Republicans who were in the majority when Obama was in power.
After a 2-2 draw last Sunday, Japan and Senegal share the lead with four points and the same number of goals scored and conceded. Even when the sides were level, Nishino threw the dice one more time as he brought on Augsburg forward Takashi Usami late on.
South Korea , who have won only one of their last 11 World Cup fixtures, reached the knockout phase most recently in 2010. He hit the ball low past goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo after collecting a pass from Hirving Lozano .
Maradona also said that by beating South Korea , Mexico showed that their initial win over Germany was no fluke. For example, if South Korea beats Germany 2-0 and Mexico beats Sweden 1-0, South Korea would finish second.
News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2019" guidebook (ISBN: 9781931469906), available in stores late September. News honor roll , a distinction granted to hospitals that rank highly among 10 pediatric specialities.
To the extent the product is concerned, theZenFone 5Z will transport with the Android 8.0 Oreo-based ZenUI 5.0 out of the crate. In terms of specifications, the Asus ZenFone 5Z features a 6.2-inch Full HD+ LCD display with a 2246 x 1080 pixel resolution.
Lindsay Walters, a White House spokeswoman, offered the Trump administration's "thoughts and prayers" to "all that are affected". Police officers walk at the scene after five people were shot dead inside the newspaper office.
When that didn't work he allegedly went upstairs and tried to break a glass door with a concrete landscape stone. Skinner was shot by the girl's mother after being repeatedly told that she had a gun and to leave the property.
The Tottenham Hotspur striker bagged his third after a 61st-minute shot by Ruben Loftus-Cheek hit his foot and bounced in. In the second period Moussa Wague reestablished Senegal's lead but substitute Keisuke Honda pegged them back again.
Tunisia will conclude their Group G campaign against Panama on Thursday, in what is just a bid to salvage some World Cup pride. The result had no bearing on the final Group G standings as both teams were already eliminated from the competition.
The plant, which is in the Northland near Kansas City International Airport, was built in 1998 and employs about 800 people. President Donald Trump has used Harley-Davidson as an example of a USA business that is being harmed by trade barriers.
Germany to make more changes against South Korea
The other match of the Group F will be between South Korea and Mexico , with South Koreans also in a must-win situation. Germany were rattled but they nearly equalised when Ilkay Gundogan's deflected shot was kept out by Robin Olsen.
Rockets' Harden wins Most Valuable Player Award
James didn't attend the show in Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport amid frenzied speculation about his future. Rudy Gobert took home Defensive Player of the Year after helping the Utah Jazz get a fifth seed in the playoffs.