Leonard Leo, a leader of the conservative Federalist Society who is advising President Donald Trump on his Supreme Court pick, said Sunday it's a mystery whether one of the job's finalists would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Justice Kennedy, 81, recently announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The president plans to announce his choice for the job Monday night.
Kavanaugh, in his dissention, joined by two other GOP-appointed attorneys, said the majority on the court did give enough consideration to the Trump administration's claims that the girl should not have an abortion while being held in federal immigration custody. Amy Cohen Barrett, a circuit court judge, is the only woman on the candidate's list.
"Given their vision of a politicized judiciary, we should not be surprised when Democrats cry bloody murder at the announcement of the president's Supreme Court nominee", the retiring senator writes.
"Am I optimistic that [Trump is] going to nominate somebody that I would feel comfortable about?" said McCaskill. A handful of Democrats may face pressure to confirm Trump's pick because they face re-election in states Trump won in 2016. And if they don't wreak the vengeance now, with four and a half weeks - four and a half months to go before the election, they will not look very strong to their base and I think they'll be under attack and you'll see more Joe Crowley's go down.
A constitutional lawyer who met his wife while clerking for Chief Justice John Roberts, Hawley is in his element when he declares that McCaskill has "been wrong on every single court nominee since she has been running for the Senate or in the Senate".
India looks to clinch series against England
The live telecast of 3rd T20 global match between ind vs eng will start at 6:30 PM (IST) on July 8, 2018 (Friday) in Bristol . IND vs ENG 3rd T20I 2018 Preview: Virat Kohli and Co Look to Clinch Series in Decisive Contest .
Thai soccer team members rescued from cave
Authorities said efforts to drill down from the top of the mountain have been unsuccessful so far, with only 18 workable openings. Thai cave rescue: What happens next? Rescuers will be using air tanks and face masks while guiding the boys to safety.
England sink Sweden to clinch World Cup semi-final berth
England cruised by Sweden to book their place in the last four of the World Cup, reaching their first semi-final since Italia 90. The trio have not clicked, and it has been a combination of set pieces and captain Harry Kane that have made the difference.