Trump judicial advisor warns two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell

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Reuters reported last week that conservative federal appeals court judges Brett Kavanaugh and Kethledge are the two most serious contenders being considered by Trump for the U.S. Supreme Court, citing a source familiar with the process.

Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT, who is on the Senate Judiciary Committee that holds hearings on Supreme Court nominees, told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" that Trump has "outsourced" his decision to the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation. 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.

At the same time, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, has quietly been lobbying the president against choosing Amy Coney Barrett, an appeals court judge and a Catholic mother of seven, according to The New York Times.

"I'm very, very happy with them and we will pick somebody who will be outstanding, hopefully for many years to come", he said.

Mr. Thapar was on the shortlist of candidates after Judge Antonin Scalia died in 2016.

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Leo has the powerful track record of helping to pick and confirm three of the court's conservative justices, John Roberts, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch. "Every one you can't go wrong".

"We're going to do it at 9 pm in the White House", he said. "But we're very close to making a decision".

Judge Raymond Kethledge of MI, who serves on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, is seen in this 2017 photo released by Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.in New York, New York, U.S., July 6, 2018. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The American people deserve to have their say on senators who may serve as a check on the president, do they not?

He said he believes that any of the four candidates on the short list will dismantle Roe v. Wade and other hard-fought rights. I do think the president has to think about who is the easiest to get confirmed here.

Ilyse Hogue, president of the pro-abortion organization Naral, told Fox News Sunday that Trump had changed the rules of the game.

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