Jan 31, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump flies his SCOTUS candidates to DC for primetime reveal

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Open scene: Finalists Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman are being brought to the capital for Trump's announcement tonight of his pick to replace the late Justice Scalia's seat on the Supreme Court.

Why this matters: Sources close to the process told CNN that Trump may change his mind before the expected 8pm ET announcement. It also builds telltale theatrical suspense for the live television announcement as the U.S. waits to hear who's in or out.

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