Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Says He’s Retiring; Trump To Get 2nd High-Court Pick

Posted at 2:04 PM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-27 14:04:51-04

WASHINGTON (AP) – Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says he is retiring. That will give President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.
The 81-year-old Kennedy said Wednesday he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the court. A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

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