President Obama on Wednesday described the perfect nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: someone with impeccable credentials and a non-ideological approach to the law.
In a post on the popular Supreme Court website SCOTUSblog, Obama dropped the latest hints about his selection process, which began shortly after Scalia’s death on Feb. 13.
“A sterling record. A deep respect for the judiciary’s role. An understanding of the way the world really works,” Obama wrote. “That’s what I’m considering as I fulfill my constitutional duty to appoint a judge to our highest court.”
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