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Trump's judicial nominees are overwhelmingly white

President Donald Trump during a meeting with congressional members.
President Donald Trump during a meeting with congressional members. Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images

Of President Trump's 87 judicial nominees, 80 of them are white, USA Today reports. The only president in recent history to have more white nominees was President Reagan. Trump also has only one African American and one Hispanic nominee, plus five Asian American nominees.

The big question is if Trump's administration "is passing over potential African American and Hispanic candidates, or whether they are having trouble finding those with sufficiently conservative credentials," USA Today notes. 36% of President Obama's nominees were minorities; 18% of President Bush's were, per USA Today.

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Trump state visit: What's in it for Macron

Macron and his wife Brigitte visit the Lincoln Memorial after arriving in Washington. Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images

Fresh off a Fox News interview in which he described President Trump as a fellow "maverick," French President Emmanuel Macron arrived today for the first state visit of the Trump presidency. He and his wife Brigitte will dine on "rack of spring lamb" and "burnt cipollini soubise" with the Trumps this evening at Mount Vernon.

The visit provides Trump with an opportunity to showcase his strong relationship with a key ally, and perhaps snag a couple positive news cycles. But given Trump's widespread disapproval in France, what's in it for Macron?