Sanders also announced that her deputy Raj Shah will take leave from his role to "oversee communications, strategy and messaging coordination with Capitol Hill allies" surrounding the Supreme Court nomination.
In a series of tweets, Schumer argued that Barrett would support overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision. Trump said a year ago he'd asked for input from the Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation on potential Supreme Court justices; Casey called them "hard-right organizations".
Front-runners, according to two people familiar with the process, include D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 7th Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett, and Thomas Hardiman, who was a finalist to be Trump's first high court appointee as well as a fellow judge on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals with Trump's sister, Maryanne Trump Barry.
"My colleagues on both sides of the aisle [Democrats and Republicans] know that this could be one of the key votes of their entire career", Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state said on NBC's Meet the Press program.
The White House also announced Monday that the overall confirmation process would be led by White House counsel Donald McGahn, as it was during the process that led to the successful confirmation a year ago of Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Trump told reporters that the candidates he met with are "outstanding people and they are really incredible people in so many different ways, academically and in every other way".
Amazon Prime Launches, New Threat for Retailers A close-up of a packaged Amazon Prime item in the Amazon Fulfilment centre on November 15, 2017 in Peterborough, England. The website mostly focuses on Amazon's own brands like Amazon Essentials, Lark & Co, Daily Ritual and Goodthreads .
"Teams of attorneys from the White House Counsel's Office and Department of Justice are working to ensure the president has all the information he needs to choose his nominee", she said.
President Donald Trump has said he will announce his nominee to the court on July 9.
Schumer says while Democrats are outnumbered in the narrowly divided Senate, most senators back abortion rights and the added coverage created by former President Barack Obama's health care law.
"There are not a lot of nominees on that list that many Democrats will support", said Tobias, noting that any candidate backed by the Federalist Society is likely comfortable overturning Roe v. Wade.
He has the backing of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican. Court watchers have been discussing the prospect of a conservative woman on the bench.
"What's important in addition to increasing diversity is how that person would actually interpret law", Chu said. "You could be a woman and not be fair minded".
A United States dancer placed in an induced coma after a boat explosion in the Bahamas will wake to find both her legs amputated. A GoFundMe campaign to assist with the Schaffer's medical and travel expenses has raised more than $80,000 as of Monday evening.
Authorities picked up Najib from his home after serving him a remand order, two sources close to the family said. At a book launch event earlier, MACC chief commissioner Shukri Abdull was asked when Najib would be charged.
The Netherlands' leader will be at the White House amid trade tensions involving the United States and a number of allies. He said he wasn't "planning anything now" but if the WTO doesn't treat the USA properly, "we will be doing something".
Civil lawsuits filed by the US Department of Justice allege that almost $4.5 billion was misappropriated from 1MDB. Najib has said the money was for election purposes and that it came from "genuine donations".
Colombia are expected to pack 30,000 yellow shirts into the arena, with just 3,000 England supporters likely to be in attendance. The status of Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez looms large over the contest.
Train services of the Western Railway (WR) have been stopped after the bridge, built in 1971, collapsed, a railway official said. A western railway public relation officer reported that part of a road overbridge collapsed on tracks near Andheri Station.
General Motors warned last week, for example, that retaliatory duties from other countries could force it to cut jobs in the U.S. So if you support Moog and their plight, remember this will affect most USA based synth manufacturers - please do what you can.
Andy Murray is fighting to be fit for Wimbledon , but the former champion admits he could still be forced to pull out. Instead, Murray's spot in the draw will be taken by Jason Jung of Taiwan, who lost in qualifying.
And Ruiz was then denied the chance to end his worldwide career with a goal as his spot-kick flew in off Sommer's bonce. In the 2014 World Cup , Costa Rica exited unbeaten in open play after their first-ever quarter-final.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex , and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend Royal Ascot Day 1 at Ascot Racecourse on June 19. In the meantime, we'll just have to enjoy the dozens of epic style moments she's sure to have award-winning or not.
Japan are a different team to Wales, we'll learn the lessons". "If we think it's going to be easy tomorrow, we may lose". The 27-year-old Hazard perfectly embodies this, and he knows it.
Gmail messages 'read by third parties'
That means even non-users will find their private communications on Google servers, if they're communicating with a Gmail user. Google does little to police those developers, who train their computers-and, in.
‘Putin and Trump won’t discuss Crimea’
Meeting likely to provoke criticism for USA leader amid probe into Russian interference in 2016 election. They fear he may cede too much during their first official summit on July 16 in Helsinki, Finland.
Why This Month's Blood Moon Is One That You Can't Miss
Though concealed by the sun, the moon is still flecked with a few stray particles of light filtered through Earth's atmosphere. The " blood moon " is the longest total lunar eclipse of this century when the moon will be seen coloured in a reddish hue.
Senate leaders trade barbed words over Supreme Court
The 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide won't be overturned automatically, nor without a fight. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says it would be tough to support someone who would revamp the landmark decision.
Wayne Rooney on joining last-place D.C. United
I never fancied going to London. "I need my own space to get away from things and this gives me a chance to do that". His new club are struggling in the Eastern Conference but his ambition is to be successful in the MLS .
Chelsea reject £50m bid for Willian from Barcelona
The Portuguese born manager already re-united with his former player Nemanja Matic after working together at the Stamford Bridge. Barca are hoping to bring in the Anzhi Makhachkala's forward to strengthen their attack ahead of the coming league season.