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Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee Tuesday evening

President Donald Trump is scheduled to announce his Supreme Court pick at 8 p.m. Tuesday from the Oval Office. The conversation is centered on the likelihood of two federal appeals court judges, conservative Neil Gorsuch of Colorado, 49, and the more centrist Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania, 51, who shares a U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit seat with Trump's sister, Maryanne Trump Barry.

Federal appeals court judge William Pryor of Alabama, 54, has also been discussed, although his controversial record could make a Senate confirmation less likely, USA Today reports.

Several Democrats have vowed to block Trump's pick regardless of whom it may be since Republicans denied President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, from having a hearing after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia early last year.