If there is a danger of losing Republican votes, the nominee could prevail by courting Democratic senators seeking re-election this year in states Trump carried in 2016, including Sens.
The 49 Democrats and the two independents are expected to oppose any Trump nominee and Shah will have to work with Republicans in Congress to get a majority backing for the candidate. "If chosen as the nominee, she will be the deciding vote to overturn Roe v. Wade and to strike down preexisting conditions protections in the ACA".
Almost six in 10 women say they would vote for Democratic House candidates if the election were held today, according to a new Quinnipiac University survey, which also found that most voters support Roe v. Wade.
Trump's nominee must win Senate confirmation. Bob Casey Jr. (D) said Trump is wrongly limiting himself to a list of 25 names released by the White House. On most issues, she votes in line with her party.
Sanders also announced that Justin Clark, the director of the White House's office of public liaison, will oversee the administration's outreach to "key constituencies, coalitions, grassroots organizations and allies".
"I don't think I'm going to be so specific in the questions I'll be asking", Trump told Fox.
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Ocasio-Cortez added that she believes Crowley has provided "phenomenal" service to the district. Ocasio-Cortez's campaign is evidence that big solutions aren't just fantasies.
The other top potential nominees are Thomas Hardiman, who serves on the Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; Raymond Kethledge of the Cincinnati, Ohio-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals; and Amul Thapar, whom Trump named to the 6th Circuit. So far, Murkowski has stayed relatively mum on the topic, saying only that she would "carefully scrutinize the qualifications of judicial nominees" and would cast an "independent vote". Wade. Those words: Samuel Alito, John Roberts, Neil Gorsuch.
Oliver then broke down why the news is alarming for those who are concerned about women's rights and equality for the LGBTQ community, noting that Republicans have majority rule in the Senate.
In a generic ballot for the House, Democrats held a 50 percent to 41 percent lead over Republicans.
When Trump campaigned for the presidency, he was adamant about his stance on abortion rights.
Collins, who is among senators being targeted by supporters of abortion rights ahead of the nomination, said in a separate Sunday appearance on ABC's "This Week" that a nominee who would overturn Roe v. Wade would signal an "activist agenda" she doesn't want to see in a justice seated on the court.
Associated Press reporters Mark Sherman, Alan Fram and Hope Yen contributed.