Trump identifies 11 potential Supreme Court nominees

People line up to visit U.S. Supreme Court after split 4-4 decision in first major case after Scalia death in WashingtonBy Ginger Gibson and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Presumptive Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled the names of 11 judges – eight men and three women, all white and all conservative – he would consider, if elected, to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Six of them are judges who were appointed to federal appeals courts around the country by Republican former President George W. Bush. Scalia’s replacement could tip the ideological balance of the court, which now is evenly divided with four conservative justices and four liberals.

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