Deputy Press Sec Raj Shah Taking Leave from WH Role to Work on SCOTUS Nomination Team

The White House announced today the people who will be running point on the impending Supreme Court nomination battle.

Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement last week and President Donald Trump said this weekend he would be making his decision on July 9th:

White House counsel Don McGahn is overseeing the selection process, and Raj Shah––White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary––is taking leave from his White House role to focus on the SCOTUS communications work.

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