Here's Who President Trump Will Replace Justice Kennedy With on the Supreme Court, Complete List Revealed

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June 29, 2018Jun 29, 2018

On Wednesday, June 27, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced that he would be retiring from his position on the Supreme Court. He is currently the longest-serving justice on the court, having served for 30 years.

After his announcement was made public, many liberals and the mainstream media began criticizing the 81-year-old for his decision, as it would mean that President Trump would be able to choose his replacement.

When Justice Kennedy announced his retirement, President Trump said, “He is a man that I’ve known for a long time and a man that I’ve respected for a long time. He’s been a great justice of the Supreme Court. He is a man who is displaying great vision. We will begin our search for a new justice of the United States Supreme Court. That will begin immediately.”

President Trump's pick will for a Supreme Court Justice based will likely come from a list that he had previously made. Below is the complete list of potential candidates, found on the White House website. 

Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Keith Blackwell of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia

Charles Canady of Florida, Supreme Court of Florida

Steven Colloton of Iowa, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Allison Eid of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Britt Grant of Georgia, Supreme Court of Georgia

Raymond Gruender of Missouri, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Brett Kavanaugh of Maryland, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Raymond Kethledge of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Joan Larsen of Michigan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Mike Lee of Utah, United States Senator

Thomas Lee of Utah, Supreme Court of Utah

Edward Mansfield of Iowa, Supreme Court of Iowa

Federico Moreno of Florida, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Kevin Newsom of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

William Pryor of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Margaret Ryan of Virginia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

David Stras of Minnesota, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Diane Sykes of Wisconsin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Amul Thapar of Kentucky, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Timothy Tymkovich of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Robert Young of Michigan, Supreme Court of Michigan (Ret.)

Don Willett of Texas, Supreme Court of Texas

Patrick Wyrick of Oklahoma, Supreme Court of Oklahoma

What do you think about this list? Please be praying for President Trump as he thinks through this decision that will affect our nation for years to come. Share your prayers and thoughts here! In other recent news, a legendary performer just passed away at 54 and fans are reaching out with heartbreaking tributes.