President Donald Trump has, once again, put the Supreme Court at the front and center of his campaign by releasing an updated list of potential candidates he would pick from if had to nominate one or more Supreme Court judges during his second term. The Biden campaign, on the other hand, has pointedly ignored the issue.
President Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court justices contains no hidden surprises. It includes several Republican senators, a number of judges that he nominated to the federal judiciary, two former solicitors general of the United States, and several others. His favorite picks for any Supreme Court openings are believed to be Judge Amy Coney Barrett, Judge Amul Thapar, and Judge Neomi Rao. Trump has promised that his potential nominees will uphold the Constitution as written and offer equal justice and treatment in any case they take on.
Biden, on the other hand, has refused to comment on his potential picks for the judiciary. He has stated previously that he would nominate an African-American woman for a Supreme Court position and promised that support for abortion rights would be a “litmus test” for any one of his potential Supreme Court nominees.
Biden’s failure to offer a list of candidates has led to suspicions that, as president, he would appoint far-left Marxists both to the Supreme Court and vacant federal judiciary positions. It’s clear that Biden is in cahoots with progressive activists who are doing everything in their power to take control of his presidency should he win the election.
The Supreme Court isn’t the hot topic it was during the last presidential election. However, that doesn’t mean voters aren’t thinking about it. A Pew Research survey conducted this summer found that two-thirds of Biden’s supporters — and over 60% of President Trump’s supporters — consider potential Supreme Court appointments as “very important to their vote in November.” It’s not hard to see why considering the fact that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg is well into her 80s and experiencing recurring health problems. Justice Stephen Breyer is 82 years old.
It’s highly likely that the next President of the United States will be appointing at least one Supreme Court justice, and Americans have the right to know what type of person that will be. President Trump understands this. Some may loathe his potential picks, but at least they know what to expect. The Biden campaign is sweeping the matter under the rug, and one has to wonder what they have to hide from the American people.