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Trump Spoke With Supreme Court Candidates And May Meet One In Miami

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Andrew Harnik
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Associated Press
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, before leaving for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and then onto Ohio for rallies.

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump said on Monday that he spoke with several candidates on his short list of candidates for the Supreme Court, and may meet one of them in Miami before naming his final choice at the end of the week.

Before leaving the White House for Ohio, Trump told reporters that he had spoken with some of the candidates and planned to meet a few of them and confirmed that his list has narrowed to five women.

One of them is Barbara Lagoa, a Cuban-American born in Miami who is serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Trump said he could meet her while visiting Florida on Thursday and Friday.

Read more at our news partner the Miami Herald.