White House press secretary: ‘Very likely’ Trump will nominate new Supreme Court justice before Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried

White House press secretary: ‘Very likely’ Trump will nominate new Supreme Court justice before Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany addresses her remarks at a White House press briefing Friday, May 1, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says President Donald Trump will announce his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, mostly likely by Tuesday. The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will lie in repose at the Supreme Court. The date of her funeral, which will be a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, has not even been announced yet.


Asked if the nomination would be announced “before Wednesday,” she replied, “I think that’s very likely.”

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Monday morning also hinted the announcement would come Tuesday.

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