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Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

5 years 5 months 5 days ago Wednesday, June 27 2018 Jun 27, 2018 June 27, 2018 1:08 PM June 27, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says he is retiring. That will give President Donald Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court.

The 81-year-old Kennedy said Wednesday he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the court. A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights.

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