Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner Says She Is 'Encouraged' by Trump's Prospective Supreme Court List

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner Says She Is 'Encouraged' by Trump's Prospective Supreme Court List

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WASHINGTON * U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, who has expressed reservations about presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, said Wednesday she is "encouraged" by what she heard from Trump's list of possible Supreme Court nominees.

Speaking after a press conference to urge the Justice Department to more vigorously prosecute sex trafficking, Wagner, R-Ballwin, said she had not yet decided to endorse Trump. But she cited Trump's Supreme Court list to declare: "We are encouraged." His list, released last week, had 11 possible court nominees including Missouri federal appeals court Judge Raymond Gruender.

"I am certainly not supporting Hillary Clinton," Wagner said, adding that she is going to "wait and see" on Trump.

Wagner's comments come in the midst of reports that House Speaker Paul Ryan may be deciding to end an endorsement standoff with Trump. …

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