Jul 5, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump has completed his Supreme Court interview process

Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

President Trump has completed the interview process for his Supreme Court pick to replace Anthony Kennedy — set to be announced Monday night — and Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge, who is not particularly well-known to the conservative movement, are considered to be the frontrunners, per a source with direct knowledge and as first reported by John Roberts of Fox News.

The big picture: As Axios' Mike Allen reported this morning, Trump's ultimate decision will as much as any other factor, come down to his personal rapport with the candidates, preferring to choose "who he feels most comfortable with in a personal setting."

Go deeper