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Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election Outcome as He Pushes Quick Confirmation

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Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election Outcome as He Pushes Quick Confirmation. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump took his concerns about mail-in voting one step further. . He predicted that the outcome of the November election would have to move beyond ballots and into the Supreme Court. . Trump also urged lawmakers to act swiftly in confirming his eventual Supreme Court nominee in order to avoid a four-four voting split. . I think this will end up in the Supreme Court … And I think it's very important that we have nine justices, Donald Trump, via Fox News. The Supreme Court seat in question was most recently occupied by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18. . Trump has vowed to put forward a female nominee and reportedly has five "brilliant" candidates picked out. He has already nominated two conservative justices to the Supreme Court during his term, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh