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Trump nears decision on replacement for Supreme Court

AP  |  Berkeley Heights 

is nearing a decision on a replacement for retiring Justice after a weekend of deliberation at his golf club.

A person with knowledge of the president's thinking said today that Trump has not yet communicated a final choice.

The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity, said Trump has spent the weekend discussing his options with allies amid frenzied last-minute lobbying. Trump will announce his pick Monday night. Top contenders for the role are federal appeals judges Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge, and

Republican Sens. and said Sunday that they believe any of the four could get confirmed by the GOP-majority

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 20:50 IST