LOOP: Trump meets with 4 judicial candidates




INTERVIEWS BEGIN  President Trump interviewed four candidates for the Supreme Court on Monday: Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Barrett, Amul Thapar, and Raymond Kethledge. Kavanaugh and Barrett are considered to the near the top of the list. READ
THE DOGMA IS ON THE RISE  Senator Dianne Feinstein’s nasty exchange at Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing last year has made the judge a favorite candidate of social conservatives to replace Justice Kennedy. READ
SCHUMER ATTACKS BARRETT  Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer launched a series of tweets all against just one judicial candidate on President Trump’s shortlist: Amy Coney Barrett. He blasted Barrett for her criticism of Obamacare as well as her signing a letter against the HHS contraceptive mandate. READ
OBAMACARE  The latest government reports show a decrease of 9% in Obamacare enrollment. READ
U.S.-MEXICO RELATIONS  President Trump spoke with Mexico’s president-elect and predicted help with border issues. During his campaign, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was critical of Trump. READ
PAID FAMILY LEAVE  Carrie Lukas makes the case that paid family leave won’t destroy Social Security, but improve it. READ
MEDIA BIAS  After 24 years at the network, Brian Ross is no longer at ABC News after filing a false report on President Trump six months ago. READ
OF THE WORLD  Cardinal Gerhard Müller: “We are experiencing conversion to the world, instead of to God.” Read an exclusive interview with the former prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith.  READ
ROSARY COAST-TO-COAST   A nationwide grassroots movement is encouraging Catholics to hold rosary rallies across the country on October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. READ
SAINT OF THE DAY  We don’t know a lot about Saint Thomas the Apostle, but tradition has it that he traveled to and preached the gospel in India, where he was eventually martyred. His name means “twin,” and due to his skepticism, he is also known as “Doubting Thomas.” READ
DAILY READINGS  “Go out to all the world and tell the Good News.” (Mk 16:15)  READ
MAKING A MARK   The Bishop of Providence is so outspoken on life and marriage that pro-abortion activists projected a message against him on the Rhode Island State House. READ

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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