If [Trump's] remarks at a pre-inaugural press conference can be trusted, he plans to name that judge in less than two weeks.
Trump reportedly considered eight judges — federal appellate Judges William Pryor, Diane Sykes, Steven Colloton, Thomas Hardiman, Raymond Kethledge, Raymond Gruender, and Neil Gorsuch, along with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen — for the seat that Senate Republicans held open for nearly a full year in the hopes that Trump would get to fill it. According to Jan Crawford, a former Supreme Court reporter who is very well-sourced within the Republican legal establishment, the White House is primarily focused on Gorsuch, Pryor, and Hardiman.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Judge Napolitano Apparently Not On Trump's Shortlist for Supreme Court
According to Think Progress:
at 8:30 AM