It is hard to imagine the choice of a supreme court judge igniting an election campaign in the UK. But in America, of course, they do things differently.
President Trump says he will make his selection on Friday or Saturday.
The power to nominate another conservative to the panel – before the presidential election – has given him a new momentum.
The Democrats are furious. They say replacing the liberal, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, should be a post-election pick,
It has, if nothing else, given Mr Trump’s chanting supporters another slogan -“Fill The Seat”.
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