US President Donald Trump plans to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, CNN pronounced Friday.
Citing a couple of Republican sources, the document said the White House is indicating that Barrett is the supposed nominee.
Trump will announce his nominee Saturday, placing in motion what will be a bitterly contested affirmation combat that the president needs to see concluded earlier than the Nov. three presidential election.
Barrett met Monday with Trump at the White House, however CNN stated sources were cautious the president may additionally make a last-minute change.
Barrett, 48, serves on the 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals, and if nominated, she would be Trump’s 1/3 Supreme Court appointee, following Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.
Ginsburg died last Friday of metastatic pancreatic cancer.