US Election News: Donald Trump Releases Potential Supreme Court Nominees, Hillary Clinton Releases Personal Finance Disclosure Form, & More
Donald Trump releases potential list of supreme court candidates. Trump has named eight nominees who can potentially replace the late Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia at the United States Supreme Court.
According to Trump, the list “is representative of the kind of constitutional principles I value.” His possible choices for Supreme Court Justice include Steve Colloton, Allison Eid, Raymond Gruender, Thomas Hardiman, Raymond Kethledge, Joan Larsen, Thomas Lee, William Pryor, David Stras, Diane Sykes and Don Willett.
Hillary Clinton releases her Personal Finance Disclosure (PFD) form to the public. The Democratic presidential candidate went ahead and released her PFD for 2015 on Tuesday just as Trump released a statement that he filed his PFD on time and that it is “the largest in the history of the FEC.”
According to a report from Gawker, Clinton‘s earnings last year included over $5 million in royalty fees from her memoir “Hard Choices” and around $1.5 million in speaking fees. Meanwhile, her husband, former President Bill Clinton, had earned over $5 million in speaking engagements.
According to the former first lady’s spokeswoman Christina Reynolds, “Despite Donald Trump’s boasting, submitting his personal financial disclosure form is no breakthrough for transparency.” Trump is yet to make his tax returns public.
Trump to meet with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on Wednesday. Perhaps, the remaining Republican candidate is looking to get a better perspective on the country when it comes to foreign policy. According to a report from CBS News, this comes after Trump had said he was willing to speak with North Korea‘s Kim Jong Un.
Bernie Sanders is willing to debate with Clinton in California. The Vermont senator’s camp on Wednesday welcomed invitation to debate with the former first lady just before the primary election on June 7. The debate is being organized by Fox News. Clinton is yet to confirm if she will join the debate.
Supporters for Sanders rally in Bay Area. The Vermont senator is looking to win in California and so he is focusing his efforts in the state as early as possible. According to a report from Fox, Sanders held a rally at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds and as much as 20,000 people were expected.