President Trump says he’s made his Supreme Court choice

FILE - The Supreme Court in this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo. The Supreme Court is hearing an appeal from Colorado that claims a juror’s ethnic slurs during deliberations were so offensive that they deprived the defendant of a fair trial. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON (AP) —  President Donald Trump says he will announce his pick for the Supreme Court on Tuesday night. Trump tweeted Monday that he has “made my decision” and will announce it Tuesday at 8 p.m.

The court has been working with eight justices since the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia.

President Barack Obama had nominated Merrick Garland for the post, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to take up the nomination.

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