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Politics Judge on Trump's SCOTUS list volunteered for the 1987 Biden presidential campaign

05:07  22 september  2020
05:07  22 september  2020 Source:   cnn.com

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Joan Larsen, one of the candidates on President Donald Trump ' s list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court , once volunteered for Joe Biden 's 1987 presidential campaign .

Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh accused Biden of "hiding his list of potential nominees." " Biden knows that he is an empty vessel for the In an email to supporters, the Trump campaign said Biden had "pledged" to release a list on June 30. At that time, Biden said he planned to pick a

Joan Larsen, one of the candidates on President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court, once volunteered for Joe Biden's 1987 presidential campaign.

a man holding a microphone: Justice Joan Larsen © Pool/Getty Images North America/Getty Images/FILE Justice Joan Larsen

In a Fox News interview on Monday, Trump said he had five female candidates for the Supreme Court, highlighting "a great one from Michigan." An administration official told CNN the President was referring to Larsen.

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23, 1987 , Joe Biden stood before a crowd of reporters and ended his first presidential campaign amid questions about a value he’d worked hard to convince More than three decades later, those events are back in the spotlight for the former vice president , who is one of the most visible Democrats in a

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Trump appointed Larsen to the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals in May 2017.

In her Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire from that time, Larsen disclosed that she "did some low-level volunteer work (stuffing envelopes, making phones calls" for the Biden campaign in Iowa in 1987.

Biden lost the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination to Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, but weeks before the 2020 election, he is leading in the polls against Trump.

Larsen, though, has conservative credentials, including being a member of Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation and served in the George W. Bush administration at the Department of Justice. She also is a former clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia and gave a poignant speech at one of the memorial services after his death.

She had been fully vetted for the Supreme Court when she was considered by the White House for the Kavanaugh seat two years ago.

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