10 July, 2020

White House says to have Supreme Court nominee in next couple of weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Mr . trump will announce a nominee next fortnight to fill a vacancy for the U.S. Supreme Court, the White House said on Monday.

"I do believe we'll possess a nomination in the following fortnight. He is constantly make than a priority of his," White House spokesman Sean Spicer said at a news briefing.

Earlier this month Trump said he would pick from among 20 candidates suggested by conservative legal groups to fill the vacancy brought on by the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia in February during the past year.