Scalia is a partner of a law firm Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher in the Washignton DC office.
After graduating the University of Chicago Law School, Scalia served as a special assistant to William P. Barr during his first stint as US attorney general (1990-1992, under George H.W. Bush).
Trump added: "He'll be a mountainous member of an Administration that has performed extra within the primary 2 ½ years than presumably any Administration in history!"
Scalia, 55, if confirmed by the U.S. Senate, would replace Alex Acosta.
The president made the announcement in a series of two tweets.
Microsoft beats estimates on growth of cloud services An IBM spokesman confirmed that the deal is worth billions of dollars over several years but did not provide a precise figure. The biggest factor in the Microsoft's performance was its commercial cloud services business, which grew 39% in the quarter.
Acosta stepped down final Friday over his past involvement in a highly controversial 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who's now facing federal sex trafficking costs.
Democrats and union leaders strongly opposed Scalia's nomination, in large part because of his opposition to a Clinton administration regulation that would have protected workers from repetitive stress injuries, which became known as the ergonomics rule. Tom Cotton. The Arkansas Republican attended a White House meeting Thursday where Mr. Trump offered the post to Mr. Scalia, and he accepted.
Epstein is facing new charges in NY of sex trafficking.
Justice Scalia, a steadfast conservative on the nation's high court, died unexpectedly in 2016.
Mr. Scalia will require confirmation by the Senate, which is already dealing with a number of Trump administration vacancies.
As a lawyer, he has challenged tighter USA financial regulations, a rule that forced energy companies to disclose payments made to foreign governments, and an order that required more distance between orcas, or killer whales, and humans after the death of a marine life trainer at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.
People in Athens felt the natural disaster as it hit, causing some to run into the streets, per the Associated Press . News channels ran photos sent in by viewers, showing parked cars in central Athens damaged by fallen masonry.
The African Union mediator on Sudan's crisis, Mohamed al-Hassan Libad, believes the accord can lead toward peace and stability. The other document, a constitutional declaration, is likely to be signed within days, perhaps as early as Friday.
Additionally, personal pronouns -"he" or "she"-will be changed to the neutral gender like "the attorney" or "the merchant". But the Berkeley list goes further, changing words in a way that would make a Gender Studies professor proud.
Crude prices, which had been falling since last week, ticked higher nearly immediately after reports of the incident. The state media later published footage of Iranian speedboats circling around the Panamanian-flagged Riah tanker .
North Korea and South Korea will play each other home and away in Group H , along with Lebanon, Turkmenistan and Sri Lanka. India next face Bangladesh at home on October 15, before travelling to Afghanistan on November 14 and Oman on November 19.
The estimate was lower than the lower court's previous ruling of 30%, meaning that the potential compensation is lower. Hotic said the amount of compensation was not the priority for the Mothers of Srebrenica .
Mayor Evelio Leonardia, who has been invited by the senator to join the Team Pacquiao anew, said he believes Pacquiao is still going to win, but considering Thurman's unbeaten record, it will not be an easy fight.
If the confidence motion fails to pass, the chief minister has to resign. "This House holds Supreme Court in highest esteem". Kumaraswamy's speech on his confidence motion was tactfully stalled by Congress legislature party chief Siddaramaiah.
Leonard's seven-year partnership with Nike ended last year, and he has since signed an endorsement deal with New Balance . It's in pursuit of "maximum statutory damages" as a result of Leonard's violation.
Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, called the incident and "atrocious attack against our consulate employees in Erbil". The prime minister has said he is looking at strengthening the Kurdish regional government's relationship with Turkey.
As the company has officially teased, the Google Pixel 4 will be the first Pixel device to feature a dual primary camera setup. Google Fi's discount brings the 64GB and 128GB versions of the Pixel 3 down to $499 and $599, respectively.
Mexican Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ Sentenced to Life in US Prison
The defense argued he was framed by other traffickers who became government witnesses so they could get breaks in their own cases. He was extradited to the United States in 2017 and has been in solitary confinement in a Manhattan jail under intense security.
Chapter Two Features The Bloodiest Scene In Movie History
In the second trailer for " It: Chapter Two ", the Losers Club, now adults, return to face the evil force that is Pennywise. Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more.
Women are entitled to breastfeed in public under law
However, one mother shared in the comments that she has previously had a positive experience of breastfeeding on the same airline. The incident proved a sore spot for many Facebook users, with more than a thousand weighing in on the airline's behaviour.
Atletico Madrid signs England's Trippier
"I've always wanted to play overseas and what a place to play", Trippier told Atleti's official website . He moved to Tottenham from Burnley in 2015 after an impressive spell in the side at Turf Moor.
International Cricket Council suspends Zimbabwe
They are 12th in the one-day global rankings and did not take part in the just-concluded World Cup in England and Wales. Zimbabwe are due to take part in a T20 World Cup qualifier in October.
The trailer for the Top Gun sequel is finally here
Basically get your memberberries out because you're going to be "membering" a whole bunch of stuff from the first film. Lets hope that this new Top Gun movie is as good as the original one, it will be released in movie theaters next year.
Iran denies USA destroyed an Iranian drone near Persian Gulf
Tension has been growing since the U.S. withdrawal previous year from the 2015 global deal to control Iran's nuclear capability. In May, two Emirati oil tankers were among four tankers attacked in acts of sabotage that the US has blamed on Iran.