MetiNews.Com Trump says Supreme Court pick coming 'Friday or Saturday' Breaking News
MetiNews.Com - President Trump said Monday morning that he would reveal his Supreme Court pick "Friday or Saturday" in deference to memorial services for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Breaking News ! President Donald Trump said Monday morning that he would wait until "Friday or Saturday" to reveal his Supreme Court pick -- out of deference to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.“I think it’ll be on Friday or Saturday,” he told "Fox and Friends" in a long phone interview.“And we want to pay respect. It looks like we will have probably services on Thursday, or Friday, as I understand it, and I think in all due respect we should we wait until the services are over for Justice Ginsburg," he added.Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington.President Donald Trump holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington.Memorial service details for Ginsburg have not yet been announced.Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty ImagesPeople place flowers outside of the Supreme Court in memory of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, on Sept. 19, 2020.People place flowers outside of the Supreme Court in memory of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in Washington, on Sept. 19, 2020.Trump said his list of possible picks was down to " four or five" women -- and while he would not name who he was considering -- he praised Judge Barbara Lagoa.Florida Supreme Court/via ReutersFlorida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Lagoa, currently a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, poses in a 2019 photo.
.He did not dispute an anchor’s characterization of Lagoa as “a finalist” – and he brought up that she was a Latina woman from Florida, a political battleground where Trump’s trying to win more Latino support.“She’s excellent, she’s Hispanic, she’s a terrific woman, from everything I know,” Trump said. “I don’t know her. Florida, we love Florida. So she’s got a lof of things – very smart.”After saying he was down to five women and “it could be any one of them," a minute later one of the anchors asked him, “Who’s the other two?”“I'd rather not say, but they're two fantastic people,” he replied. “I'm looking at five, probably four, but I'm looking at five very seriously. I'm going to make a decision on either Friday or Saturday. I will announce it either Friday or Saturday, and then the work begins.”One person who’s “very qualified,” he said, was 38 years old.“You like to go young, because they’re there for a long time,” he said.Trump again said he wanted a a Senate vote before the Nov. 3 election as he did Saturday outside White House. “I think it should go very quickly,” Trump said, adding that “we have a lot of time.”
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