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Goldberg: Trump must stick to his Supreme Court list

Goldberg: Trump must stick to his Supreme Court list

Presumably, as you read this, the White House is setting up its war room for the Supreme Court confirmation battle to come. The interns are stocking the mini fridges and hanging the musk-masking air fresheners that are de rigueur for any top-flight political bunker.

But before the administration goes to the mattresses, it first must pick a nominee. And that is why I hope White House counsel Don McGahn, who's leading the search, is hanging a sign for all to see: "It's the list, stupid."

The White House has come under incredible pressure from the news media, the Democrats and some Republicans (pro-choice and abortion-squeamish) to abandon the list of potential...

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