That's according to a person with knowledge of the meetings who was not authorized to speak publicly about them.
The Maine senator said there are names on Trump's list of potential nominees she couldn't support, whom she declined to identify.
The Washington Post identified them as Amul Thapar, Brett M. Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge. The senator's office characterized the call as an interview, but the White House would only say the two spoke.
"Well, I hope they keep thinking about it", Trump said of Democrats like Sen. Her Catholic faith is deep and animating but, contrary to what was insinuated in a suspiciously timed news report, her participation in the ecumenical Christian community People of Praise is not so different from the lived religious experiences of millions of Americans. There were the four interviews Monday, as well as a conversation with Republican Sen.
Mavs decline Dirk Nowitzki’s option, will re-sign on new deal
That is a fantastic deal for Dallas, who will stay very flexible on cap next summer when many more free agents will be available. The big man was deliberating over the decision until Friday's deadline where he had to inform the franchise of his choice.
Justin Clark, in his position as director of the Office of Public Liaison, will oversee outreach with key constituencies, coalitions, grass-roots organizations and allies, the White House said.
The 46-year-old mother of seven ticks a number of boxes for Mr Trump's Supreme Court justice search.
Trump's choice to replace Kennedy - a swing vote on the nine-member court - has the potential to be part of precedent-shattering court decisions on abortion, health care, gay marriage and other issues. Republican and Democratic leaders traded accusations and barbed comments Thursday on the new vacancy, abortion rights and the debate to come. Susan Collins in an early ad in the battle over the latest Supreme Court vacancy.
NARAL Pro-Choice America plans to take out full-page ads in four ME newspapers highlighting the issue.
Before Kennedy's retirement, the four judges who were appointed by Democratic presidents had an average age of 71.5 years, nearly five years more than the five judges appointed by Republicans. "I would tell my pro-life friends: You can be pro-life and conservative, but you can also believe in 'stare decisis, '" he said, citing the legal term involving legal precedent that means "to stand by things decided".
LeBron James Decision Gets the Flight Aware Treatment
LeBron James' potential departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers has left fans biting their nails as they await his final decision. He has opted out and resigned with Cleveland before, and the Cavaliers can pay him more than any other team.
The social media push is an effort to press the moderate Republican senator to vote against any Supreme Court nominee who would overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that established a constitutional right to abortion.
Trump is thought now to be looking for a candidate whose conservative credentials will please his political base and who is young enough to serve on the high court for decades. But he told reporters on Friday that he would not question potential high-court nominees about their views on abortion, saying it was "inappropriate to discuss".
Trump didn't divulge whom he's talking to in advance of his big announcement, set for July 9.
If the choice comes from the first group, it might become "a more traditional fight" that focuses on the dozen or so years of judicial opinions written off that bench on the hot-button issues of the day, according to Chris Kang, chief counsel for Demand Justice, a group that is leading the liberal coalition in opposition to Trump's selection.
11 members of a family found dead in Burari
Every morning, their shop would open by 6, but when it didn't till 7.30 today, a neighbour went to check on the family. Indian TV channels broadcast interviews with neighbours who said the family did not have any discord among themselves.