It’s official: Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is among those being interviewed by President Donald Trump to be nominated to the Supreme Court.
Deseret News reported Tuesday that Lee had been interviewed over the phone by the president but said the senator would not detail the contents of his private conversation with Trump.
Lee’s communications director confirmed the report on Twitter.
can confirm https://t.co/UW5supR4qb
— Conn Carroll (@conncarroll) July 3, 2018
President Trump has also reportedly interviewed several SCOTUS candidates from a “short list” of potential nominees his 2016 presidential campaign put together.
This is accurate. The four justice candidates who met at White House or spoke on phone today with Trump are:
1. Brett Kavanaugh
2. Amul Thapar
3. Raymond Kethledge
4. Amy Barrett. https://t.co/ClDQm528wQ
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) July 3, 2018
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