President Donald Trump released an updated list of potential Supreme Court nominees Wednesday that the Republican president pledges to pick from in the event of a new vacancy over the court of his second term.
BREAKING: President Trump announces additions to his list of potential SCOTUS nominees, including Sens. Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz, and Josh Hawley pic.twitter.com/wPlSAWEQkH
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The list of 20 names added to the existing pool of 44 contenders includes three Republican U.S. senators and a series of conservative legal professionals who were also included in prior versions of Trump’s potential nomination lineup.
The new possible nominees include Bridget Bade, Daniel Cameron, Paul Clement, Kyle Duncan, Steven Engel, Noel Francisco, James Ho, Greg Katsas, Barbara Lagoa, Chris Landau, Carlos Muniz, Martha Pacold, Peter Phipps, Sarah Pitlyk, Allison Rushing, Kate Todd, and Lawrence VanDyke alongside Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Ted Cruz of Texas, and Josh Hawley of Missouri.