Trump's golden Supreme Court opportunity

The plot surrounding President Trump's golden opportunity to remake the Supreme Court is playing out according to his directions.
1:37 | 07/05/18

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Conservatives are pushing back against one of the leading contenders for the Supreme Court just days before president trump. Is set to announce his pick. As a president weighs his options he celebrated July 4. But service members ABC's Kenneth Allen joins us from Washington Kenneth. Good morning diamond Zak where yes the countdown is on for that big Monday announcement with that slim GOP majority in the senate it's crucial that president trump. Have the support of every Republican senator. President Koppen a First Lady celebrating the fourth of July the white house with military families. Happy fourth of July but today the focus is back on its next pick for the soon to be open Supreme Court seat is such an important decision. And we're going to give you a great one like justice course which we. We don't run there and we're gonna hit a home run here the president has met with a at least seven possible replacements for retiring justice Anthony Kennedy. But ABC news has learned GOP senators have taken aim at one of the candidates on the short list federal Court of Appeals judge Brent Cavanaugh. To be a good umpire and a good judge don't be a jerk. The 53 year old George W. Bush appointee is also said judges should have an open mind MB willing to change sources tell ABC news Republican senators Rand Paul. Tom Carden and Ted Cruz. Called the president expressing concerns Kavanagh wouldn't be that reliable conservative vote. The AP reports that parts. President pets have also met with some of the Supreme Court contenders the president's decision is expected by the end of the week dining Zachary. Lots of opinions going into that one can if not live from DC thanks Kenneth.

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