Trump: Election Could End Up In Supreme Court's Hands


President Trump thinks the presidential election could end up in the hands of U.S. Supreme Court justices. Trump hosted a roundtable discussion with several state attorneys general and said it's important that the high court have nine justices. There are only eight after Friday's passing of veteran justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Trump is expected to nominate a conservative woman to replace the liberal Ginsburg on Saturday. If that nominee is confirmed by the Senate before the election, Trump will have chosen three of the nine justices. And it would seem that Trump is ready to literally slug out the election.

This, as later in the day during a press briefing, Trump declined to commit to a peaceful transition of power after November's election. During a White House briefing, he said he'll just "see what happens." He brought up his frustration over mail-in ballots, referring to them as a "disaster." The President argued if there are no mail-in ballots then there won't be a transfer of power, adding it will "be a continuation."

Source: White House