President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he is adding 20 names to a list of Supreme Court candidates that he’s pledged to choose from if he has future vacancies to fill.
The list include Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Christopher Landau, the current ambassador to Mexico, and Gregory Katsas, a Trump nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, among others.
“Every one of these individuals will ensure equal justice, equal treatment and equal rights for citizens of every race, color, religion and creed,” Trump said at the White House.
Trump also warned his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, would select “radical justices” who would “fundamentally transform America.”
It’s time for Roe v. Wade to go.
— Tom Cotton (@TomCottonAR) September 9, 2020
The release, less than two months before the election, repeats the