President Trump has reportedly already chosen his next Supreme Court nominee according to sources who spoke with Fox News.
Earlier Monday, President Trump tweeted he would be announcing his next SCOTUS pick at 9 PM EST.
This is President Trump’s second Supreme Court pick; conservative justice Neil Gorsuch was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2017.
Trump tweeted: I have long heard that the most important decision a U.S. President can make is the selection of a Supreme Court Justice – Will be announced tonight at 9:00 P.M.
I have long heard that the most important decision a U.S. President can make is the selection of a Supreme Court Justice – Will be announced tonight at 9:00 P.M.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 9, 2018
Monday afternoon, Fox News’ John Roberts reported the President has already made his decision. “We just need to find out who it is,” Roberts tweeted.
Source with knowledge of the search says @realDonaldTrump has chosen his nominee for SCOTUS. Now we just need to find out who it is.
— John Roberts (@johnrobertsFox) July 9, 2018
More via Fox News:
President Trump has decided on his nominee for the Supreme Court, a source with knowledge of the search told Fox News, though the name of the pick still is not known.
The finalists are believed to be four federal judges: Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge, Amy Coney Barrett and Thomas Hardiman.
Trump said he will publicly announce his choice to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat Monday night.
Leftists already made plans to protest Trump’s SCOTUS pick.
Refuse Fascism is planning a nationwide protest Monday night after Trump makes his announcement.
More from John Roberts:
.@POTUS has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says; @johnrobertsFox reports https://t.co/RBHaETKCUF @TeamCavuto pic.twitter.com/iZtcM5CUn5
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 9, 2018