Here is Trump’s list of candidates to replace Justice Kennedy

By Marcus Baram

June 27, 2018

With this afternoon’s bombshell announcement that long-serving Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, all eyes turned to President Trump and speculation over whom he’d pick for the incredibly important role. Trump met with Kennedy to discuss potential replacements this afternoon. “There are certain names that are just outstanding, names that you already know, to be honest with you,” Trump told reporters, insisting that he’ll choose from a list of 25 candidates the White House released last November.

Here are the names on that list:

    Amy Coney Barrett, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

    Keith Blackwell, Supreme Court of Georgia

    Charles Canady, Supreme Court of Florida

    Steven Colloton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

    Allison Eid, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit

    Britt Grant, Supreme Court of Georgia

    Raymond Gruender, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

    Thomas Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit

    Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

    Raymond Kethledge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit

    Joan Larsen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit

    Mike Lee, United States Senator

    Thomas Lee, Supreme Court of Utah

    Edward Mansfield, Supreme Court of Iowa

    Federico Moreno, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

    Kevin Newsom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

    William Pryor, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

    Margaret Ryan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

    David Stras, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

    Diane Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

    Amul Thapar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit

    Timothy Tymkovich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit

    Robert Young, Supreme Court of Michigan (Ret.)

    Don Willett, Supreme Court of Texas

    Patrick Wyrick, Supreme Court of Oklahoma
 

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