President Donald Trump recently published a list of 20 new names he’d consider nominating if he gets the chance to put another justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
But at least one person who made the list has said he would prefer to stay exactly where he currently is.
During an interview with Fox News’ Maria Bartiromo, Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz was asked if he was interested in the Supreme Court.
Without hesitation, Cruz said it wasn’t the job for him.
“You know, I don’t,” Cruz told the Fox News host. “It is deeply honoring. It’s humbling to be included in the list. I’m grateful that the president has that confidence in me.”
“But it’s not the desire of my heart. I want to be in the political fight. I want to be fighting to nominate and confirm three, four, five principled constitutionalist justices. But that’s not