Of all the headlines President Trump has been making in his first week in the White House, this one is arguably the most important.
Yesterday Trump tweeted that an announcement will be made one week from today (Thursday) revealing the president’s pick for Supreme Court.
Here’s more from Breitbart:
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
President Donald Trump says he will reveal his Supreme Court pick next Thursday. The court has had only eight justices since the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Trump tweeted early Wednesday, “I will be making my Supreme Court pick on Thursday of next week. Thank you.”
A person familiar with the process said the president has narrowed his choice to three federal appellate judges. They all were on the list of 21 potential high court picks Trump announced during his presidential campaign.
The leading contenders — who all have met with Trump — are William Pryor, Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman, the person said, speaking anonymously because he was not authorized to speak publicly about internal decisions.