Choosing a new Justice

Liberals are losing their minds over the news that Anthony Kennedy is retiring at age 82 from the Supreme Court.  President Trump now has the responsibility to choose a new Justice; one most likely to have more conservative viewpoints.

The concerns?  Will Roe v Wade be overturned?  What about LGBTQ rights?  Abiding by the Constitution?  Legislating from the Bench?  These are concerns of both liberal and conservative voices.

President Trump has stated he will announce his choice on the 9th of July.  Whom will he choose?  Among the top contenders are Judges Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett.  President Trump has also stated he will not be asking about the prospective's opinions on sensitive matters, such as Roe v Wade.

Politics… in brief

It was a busy week for political change and upheaval.  Congress ok'd a 1.3 Trillion (yes, trillion, not tribbles) dollar budget that incensed many conservatives, such as Rand Paul, who commented on Fox New's "Tucker Carlson":

"This is why people are so upset with politics, because when the Republicans are out of power, when they're in the minority, they are the conservative party. But then when they get in the majority, there is no conservative party." #Tucker

President Trump announced that John Bolton, former UN Ambassador and policy commentator for Fox News, will be replacing H.R. McMaster in his position as National Security Advisor.  As reported by the Associated Press,  in a tweet, Trump commented that McMaster had done "an outstanding job & will always remain my friend."  He said Bolton will take over April 9 as his third national security adviser in just over a year.

There is more news and commentary coming to PoliticalChat in the next few days, as we finally get up and running.  Keep checking back!

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