The GOP game plan for selecting the next member of the Supreme Court was ready to go even before longtime Justice Anthony Kennedy made his retirement announcement.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate "will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy's successor this fall."
Trump told reporters that his next nominee will likely come from a list of 25 candidates drafted in part by his campaign and updated after the election.
The retirement gives President Trump another chance to fundamentally reshape the top of the judiciary.
The conservative majority has seen a nearly unbroken string of victories, USA Today reports.
The U.S. Supreme Court is due to rule in a major case that threatens a key source of revenue for organized labor.
Trump takes a victory lap as Democrats criticized the ruling, maintaining that the travel ban was discriminatory.
Some users have made tens of thousands of dollars betting on politics at website PredictIt.
Three quarters of respondents say Trump deserves credit for the market's record run, according to the latest CNBC Global CFO Council survey.
Groups spending millions in anonymous donations are leading efforts to defend President Trump or sell his agenda, USA Today reports.
Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell's political ambitions could drive him to wreck the legislative body he loves, says Andrew Prokop.
If Republicans can't change Obamacare's insurance rules, it could jeopardize their repeal-and-replace effort, Vox reports.
Republicans could suffer mid-term losses if their opposition to Obamacare doesn't match their campaign promises, writes John Fund.
Donors to conservative Koch lobbyist group hope Trump will spearhead reforms on taxes in Washington, USA Today reports.
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to issue the final rulings of its current term on Monday, amid talk that swing voter Justice Anthony Kennedy is considering retirement.
President Donald Trump is set to attend the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday for the investiture of new Justice Neil Gorsuch.