Trump to Announce SCOTUS Nominee

Trump will announce a SCOTUS nominee by the weekend. What will happen?


President Trump said yesterday that he has a shortlist of five potential Supreme Court nominees, and plans to announce his choice on Saturday after the funeral of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

  • The President said that he hopes to confirm a new Supreme Court Justice before the election, and wants the Senate to push for a swift vote.
  • Trump’s shortlist reportedly includes notable judges from Missouri, Georgia, and Pennsylvania, as well as Senators Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton.


reporting from the left side of the aisle


  • Calls the rushed nomination a threat to democracy itself.
  • Portray Trump as completely insensitive, including coverage that he said RBG’s dying wish was made up by democrats.
  • Posits that the best way to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s memory is to resist a new nominee at all costs.



  • Reports that it is within the rights of the president to pursue a new Supreme Court Justice, and that he should do so.
  • Degrades Joe Biden for allegedly drafting his own list of nominees in case he wins the election.
  • Reminds readers that confirming a nominee before the election is well within his constitutional rights.


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