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Update: Apparently Gingrich’s campaign is disputing that this is their guy. Aide Joe DeSantis tweeted this afternoon that “the picture on TMZ is not him…remarkable resemblance though.”

Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign staff quit at least in part because he decided he needed to take a vacation in the Mediterranean with his wife after a disastrous roll-out. Perhaps had they seen their candidate enjoying the Greek sun, they might have been able to understand the appeal and given him a pass. [TMZ]

 

Amy Coney Barrett

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Donald Trump will select U.S. Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court pick Saturday, multiple news outlets confirmed with White House officials on Friday — and the outlook couldn't be more bleak for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, immigration, and the future of health care in the United States.

According to the New York Times, Trump "will try to force Senate confirmation before Election Day."

"The president met with Judge Barrett at the White House this week and came away impressed with a jurist that leading conservatives told him would be a female Antonin Scalia," the Times reported.

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