BREAKING NEWS ~ Bush to announce Supreme Court nominee at 9 PM ET

BREAKING NEWS ~ Bush to announce Supreme Court nominee at 9 PM ET

[JURIST] AP is reporting that a senior administration official has said that US President George Bush will announce his nominee for the US Supreme Court this evening at 9:00 PM ET. AP has more. The latest speculation has centered around Alabama-born US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals judge Edith Clement [US DOJ profile; SCOTUSblog potential nominee profile and rulings list] as the most likely choice to replace Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who announced her retirement last month.