Kavanaugh is considered by many experts to be a front-runner for the seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.
The president has already said the candidates he has spoken with are "very impressive."
The move comes after Collins appeared to flip-flop on whether she would vote for an anti-abortion Supreme Court candidate.
"Chief Justice Roberts will become the new ideological center of the court based on the data that we have," Risa Goluboff, a professor at the University of Virginia school of law, told Newsweek.
“If Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio had been president, their appointments would have looked very similar.”
"When you elect presidents, this is what happens,” Scarborough said about Trump picking a nominee to replace Justice Kennedy.
A former ethics lawyer for the George W. Bush administration said the president should not be allowed to select the next Supreme Court justice because of the ongoing Russia probe.
"We didn’t expect that the Supreme Court would uphold such a racist ban,” Mulgeed Alrubyee said. “For me, I feel like our families are not welcome, which means we are not welcome."
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy just announced his retirement, raising the question of who is likely to replace him.
“Some of the people banned from this policy are fleeing conflicts that the United States has had a direct hand in creating or perpetuating.”
Opponents of the Supreme Court's travel ban decision have suggested the verdict would have been different had Merrick Garland been confirmed as a judge in 2016.
The case pitted free speech against reproductive rights in the state of California.
The narrow decision applied only to cellphone tower records used to track an individual.
The case was called the “tax case of the millennium” by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
In a 5-4 decision written by Justice Samuel Alito, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Ohio and other states are allowed to purge voters who are inactive or do not respond to requests to confirm their residency from their rolls.
State representative Michael Clark made the comments after the Supreme Court ruling on the gay cake case.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Trump administration in the case of a 17-year-old immigrant's right to an abortion, but the American Civil Liberties Union does not see the ruling as a total loss.
President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court appointee may not have ruled the way the president had hoped.
The justices will hear arguments in several important cases, including challenges to the constitutionality of administrative law judges, state sales taxes for out-of-state online retailers, and the infamous Trump “travel ban,” making this month one to watch.
This week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on a California law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to identify whether or not they’re licensed by the state.