Trump and the Republican’s are serious about getting a US Supreme Court Ginsburg replacement picked and confirmed BEFORE the election in 43 days…..
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who has emerged as a favorite to be nominated for the vacant Supreme Court seat, met Monday at the White House with President Trump, according to a person familiar with the selection process.
Barrett’s meeting with Trump further cements her status as one of the front-runners to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday of pancreatic cancer. The meeting took place Monday afternoon before Trump left for a campaign trip to Ohio.
The president told reporters he was considering five women for Ginsburg’s seat. But sources familiar with the process say Barrett and Barbara Lagoa are the two judges being seriously considered.
“She’s one of the people that’s very respected, but they’re all respected,” Trump said of Barrett. “She is certainly one of the candidates, yes.”
Trump is expected to name his choice for the vacancy on Friday or Saturday, saying he plans to wait until Ginsburg’s memorial services conclude.
Barrett was a favorite among conservatives in 2018 when Trump was mulling who to nominate to fill then-Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat before he ultimately went with Brett Kavanaugh. She remains popular among many Republican senators and conservative groups, and sources said she has an advantage having gone through the vetting process once before….