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Prez Trump likely to announce Supreme Court Justice nominee next week

Trump may name Amy Coney Barrett of the Chicago-based 7th Circuit and Barbara Lagoa of the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit as nominees.

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US President Donald Trump said he will soon nominate a Supreme Court justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Friday.

"We will have a nominee very soon," Trump told reporters on Saturday, specifying that it would likely happen next week and adding that "most likely it would be a woman."

Trump may name Amy Coney Barrett of the Chicago-based 7th Circuit and Barbara Lagoa of the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit as nominees.

Later on Saturday, speaking at a campaign rally in North Carolina, Trump confirmed that he will announce his Supreme Court justice pick next week and that

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First Published: Sep 21 2020 | 8:46 PM IST

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