Senator Sent Coat Hangers by Abortion Rights Activists

Senator Sent Coat Hangers by Abortion Rights Activists

Senator Sent Coat Hangers by Abortion Rights Activists

President Donald Trump has met with four contenders for the Supreme Court nomination, including one woman and one Indian-American judge, and may be adding a second woman to his consideration list.

Trump has said he will announce his Supreme Court nominee on July 9.

"I'm pro-life but I know how that divides our country immediately and divides everyone, they're split right down the middle on that", Manchin told a West Virginia radio station.

Meanwhile, pro-choice Americans have begun sending coat hangers in bulk to Collins's offices-a grim reminder of one method women used to perform unsafe, illegal abortions before the Supreme Court passed Roe vs. Wade in 1973.

Former US Senator Jim DeMint (R) of SC said of Lee, "He has exactly the brilliance, the background and temperament that President Trump should be looking for".

Daily Beast editor Erin Ryan also said Tuesday on CNN that "if [Trump] does pick a woman she'll be known as the "Aunt Lydia" of the Supreme Court", referring to a character in "The Handmaid's Tale" who subjugates other women. Though the case was not directly about abortion, groups favoring abortion rights worry that Hardiman's ruling signals his sympathies on the issue. Susan Collins - a potentially pivotal Supreme Court confirmation vote.

McGahn will lead the overall selection and confirmation process, the White House said Monday, repeating the role he played in the successful confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch past year.

"I have deep concerns about this nominee", the Democratic senator Chuck Schumer, now minority leader, said at the time. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska.

Shortly after he was elected in 2016, in an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes", Trump said "I'm pro-life". Trump also nominated 94 district court judges, with the Senate confirming 20 to date, and 15 judges in other key courts, of which the Senate has confirmed five. She is also a devout Catholic with seven children, and her religious beliefs came up in last year's confirmation hearing for her current post. Abortion rights are seen as a litmus test for the next nominee. But he told reporters on Friday that he would not question potential high-court nominees about their views on abortion, saying it was "inappropriate to discuss".

Democratic voters will support Republicans because of ICE criticism Coney Barrett, Kavanaugh among candidates who met with Trump: report Trump administration recommends against allowing China Mobile access to USA market MORE on Tuesday spoke to another three possible Supreme Court nominees, bringing the total number to seven. In fact, in 2017, Neil Gorsuch - Trump's first Supreme Court pick who now sits on the court - said he would have "walked out the door" had Trump asked him to overturn Roe v. Wade because "that's not what judges do".

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