The move Wednesday was designed to bolster support among conservative voters. But he put Biden on the spot, forcing the former vice president to choose whether to release a list that could infuriate either wing of his party.
Trump set out clear ideological water between him and his opponent, raising the specter of radical justices intent on erasing the right to bear arms, declaring the death penalty unconstitutional, and rewriting the pledge of allegiance to remove the words “under God.”
“Our cherished rights are at risk, including the right to life and our great Second Amendment,” he said.
The move not only reflects Trump’s love of teasing appointments in advance, with a dramatic final television show-style “reveal,” but repeats his 2016 campaign strategy, when he published