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Trump weighs top contenders to fill Supreme Court seat vacated by Ginsburg's death

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Paula Reid
Jan Crawford
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Amy Coney Barrett
Barbara Lagoa
Brett Kavanaugh
Lisa Murkowski
Susan Collins
Amul Thapar
Mitch McConnell
Comerford Todd
Joan Larsen
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Pat Cipollone
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Jared Kushner
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Sources tell CBS News Thapar is being considered as a courtesy to McConnell, but is not as serious a contender as Barrett or Lagoa.Others under consideration are Kate Comerford Todd, the deputy White House counsel, and Joan Larsen, a judge on the 6th Circuit Court.Mr. Trump will be making calls and talking to members of his inner circle, including Vice President Mike Pence, White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. The source also expects McConnell to also have a voice in this process, as well as Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law.Mr. Trump's campaign last week released a list of potential nominees to the Supreme Court in the event of a vacancy in his second term in office — or in his first.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Friday night he will move forward on filling Ginsburg's now-vacant seat."President Trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate," McConnell said in a statement on Friday evening.In a tweet on Saturday morning, Mr. Trump said Republicans in the Senate have an "obligation" to move forward with confirming a justice "without delay.""We were put in this position of power and importance to make decisions for the people who so proudly elected us, the most important of which has long been considered to be the selection of United States Supreme Court Justices.

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