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Ruth Bader Ginsburg defends Brett Kavanaugh, says he’s a ‘very decent’ man

"My two newest colleagues are very decent, very smart individuals," Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, with Justices, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan listen as U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech.

Trump could end up replacing 3, even 4, Supreme Court justices in his first term

So far, President Donald Trump is in line to only replace conservative judges, and likely to do so with other conservative picks. Ginsburg and Sotomayor are liberal judges, so replacing them with a conservative would be especially damaging to the Democrats hold on the court.
President Donald Trump and his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Trump’s own Supreme Court appointees could strike down his attempt to end birthright citizenship

The new conservative Supreme Court justices take a strict read of the Constitution, and that is unlikely to play well for the planned executive order.
Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Maryland.

Inside the elite Maryland prep school that costs $60,000 a year, has its own recording studio and golf course, and boasts alums on the Supreme Court

Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Maryland, is the alma mater of both Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The school costs between $37,000 and $60,000 a year and features a recording studio, a swimming pool and a nine-hole golf course.
President Donald Trump introduces US Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to the United States Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh is the latest high-level Trump appointee to come from a single Washington, DC-area high school

President Donald Trump has appointed three high-level government officials who all attended the Washington, DC-area Jesuit high school Georgetown Preparatory School: Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, and Jerome Powell.

Thomas Hardiman, one of Trump’s Supreme Court finalists, lost out on the nomination twice in a row

Thomas Hardiman, the conservative stalwart who was among President Donald Trump's final picks for the Supreme Court, lost to Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Monday. It was the second time in 18 months that Hardiman was passed over for a seat on the high court.
Donald Trump.

A top Republican senator offered a potentially massive clue about the identity of Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch may have offered a clue about who President Donald Trump will nominate to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by Justice Anthony Kennedy, days ahead of the planned announcement.
MSNBC host Chris Matthews.

‘IT’S TIME FOR DEMOCRATS TO PLAY HARDBALL’: TV host Chris Matthews urges Democrats to resist Mitch McConnell after Justice Kennedy a...

MSNBC host Chris Matthews sounded the alarm for Democrats after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he would retire on Wednesday.

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s replacement will come from Trump’s list of 25 potential names

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, giving President Donald Trump the opportunity to nominate a replacement to the court. It will come from a list of 25 people.

Justice Kennedy announces retirement, setting Trump up to reshape the Supreme Court for years to come

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring on July 31. The centrist has been on the bench since 1988, and he has been considered the swing vote in several major cases. President Donald Trump is expected to fill the vacancy with a conservative justice.