Trump will announce his nominee for the seat in a characteristic display of political braggadocio on primetime TV on Monday night. The White House has been preparing information materials on all four, who were part of a longer list of 25 names vetted by conservative groups.
The source told Reuters that Amy Coney Barrett of IN, a Trump-appointed judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, was still IN contention but that the Republican president had been asking more questions about the other two, who have more extensive judicial records.
He said Kavanaugh would be his top choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.
While final nominees will be known only when Mr. Trump makes the announcement, this would be for the second time that Mr. Thapar was not able to make the final cut after being interviewed by Mr. Trump.
Thapar was on the shortlist of candidates after judge Antonin Scalia died in 2016.
Four of Thailand's cave kids saved, rescue mission continues
He said the rescue operation was pausing for about 10 to 20 hours to check the escape route again for safety before being resumed. His parents, who along with other families, have maintained a constant vigil at the site since the boys first became trapped .
How do the World Cup quarter-finalists compare?
Croatia are 6/5 to win, the draw is at 2/1 and Russian Federation are 11/4 to progress. However, those numbers don't bother Roberto Martinez.
Maryland shooting suspect investigated in 2013 over threats against newspaper
The police bomb squad investigated a knapsack that was found near the suspected shooter and contained an unknown device. In 2011, she took him to court, where he pleaded guilty to criminal harassment and was placed on 18-months' probation.
While the U.S. Senate once required a 60-vote supermajority to overcome blocking tactics against Supreme Court nominees, the Republican majority changed the rules a year ago during the debate on Justice Neil Gorsuch.
"Am I optimistic that [Trump is] going to nominate somebody that I would feel comfortable about?" said McCaskill.
Battle lines have been drawn over the future of abortion in America on the eve of President Trump's nomination of a second justice to the USA supreme court that could put the landmark 1973 ruling Roe v Wade in jeopardy. This will be 6.30 am IST, 10 July. "It's, well let's just say it's the four people".
Amul Thapar is the US' first Article III judge of South Asian descent. "I think it's a bit of a scare tactic and rank speculation more than anything else". "The whole list is extraordinary", he said. I've argued cases before the Supreme Court for them. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
Trump had discussed the nomination with Vice President Mike Pence in Bedminster, New Jersey yesterday. He was confirmed by the Senate 52-44.