Trump: I Will Produce A List Of "5-10 Conservative Judges" That I "Guarantee" I Will Nominate To Supreme Court If Elected

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At a speech during a speech at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., Donald Trump promises to be "the most presidential president this country has ever had, except for Honest Abe." And his first promise is to produce a shortlist of conservative judges he will nominate to the Supreme Court.

"I refuse to wear the hat," Trump said jokingly, before moving to to discussing the conservative backlash against his candidacy and what he is going to do to ease their fears.

About the Supreme Court, Trump said: "Replacing Scalia is not easy... That was a shock, remember, that wasn't supposed to happen."

"Some of the people that are against me say, we don't know if he's going to pick the right judges, supposing he picks a liberal judge or a pro-choice judge, or whatever," he continued. "I will get a list of anywhere between 5 and 10 judges, and those are going to be the judges that I am going to put in, it will be one of those judges, and I will guarantee it personally --like we do in the business world- but I guarantee that they will be up for nomination if I win."

"And that should solve that problem, and I think that is a good idea. Because a lot of people are worried if I got in I would put in the wrong judge. I'm going to put in... great conservative judges, great intellects, so we're going to do that, and I think that will be the biggest breaking news, I'm sure about that."

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DONALD TRUMP: Today they are talking about stopping me, and a lot of people say they can't. And then they say, well if we can't stop him, we'll form a third party --that's how much they hate me.

And I could tell you each individual guy, but Bill Kristol is a total lightweight, I don't think this guy has an IQ that is more than 90. But it is the same group of people, always the same group. In Florida, you saw it. They spent 38 million on negative ads, and I told the story... I own [a big golf culb in Florida].

[Golfer] Adam Scott is playing and... it's the final Sunday. And I said, turn off all the televisions, I don't want to see it! Adam Scott just hit, a great shot... and they go to commercial. And they had three commercials about me. Horrible commercials.

Untrue commercials put in by the Club For Growth.

The Club For Growth came to my office and asked for $1 million. I said, who are they? I didn't know who they are. [The meeting] was set up by a friend, they said they'd like $1 million. I said I don't know who you are, what do you do?

They said, we're the Club For Growth. I said, what the hell is that? They want a million dollars.

So I said no thank you, that's okay. Then they wrote me a letter: Could you give us a million dolars? I said no. I said it nicely.

And now they come out and say: Donald Trump is not a conservative. And now they do ads all over the place -- I probably should have given them the money right?

Here's the thing. All of these ads, a record in politics, all of these ads and my numbers went up, I don't know what the hell is going on in politics.

$38 million spent in a period of ten days. The most vicious ads I've ever seen, and my number went up, so somebody is going to have to explain this, because I don't get it.


Trump talks about third party rumors:

DONALD TRUMP: So they want to do a third party. If they start a third party, maybe they'll do it in ten states, twenty states... because it is very difficult to do a third party. But it makes it impossible for Republicans to win. You all would be wasting your time. I would say, if they do that take all of these milloons of dollars --that I made you-- give them to Pam, give them to everybody who runs for office, don't give them to the presidential election.

Because you'd be wasting your money. Here's the big problem with that. It is not that you would lose the presidency, that is bad. But you might have five Supreme Court justices to be picked over the next four years. Because we already have one -- and we could have four very quickly, very easily.


Donald Trump's announcement about his Supreme Court picks:

DONALD TRUMP: Here's what I'm going to do --and this is perhaps breaking-- I am going to give alist of either 5 or 10 judges tht I will pick, 100% pick, that I will put in for nomination.

Because some of the people that are against me say, we don't know if he's going to pick the right judges, supposing he picks a liberal judge or a pro-choice judge, or whatever, what I'm going to do is I'm going to get between 5 and 10 judges that everybody respects, likes and totally admires, because replacing Scalia is not easy.

That was a shock, remember, that wasn't supposed to happen. I will get a list of anywhere between 5 and 10 judges, and those are going to be the judges that I am going to put in, it will be one of those judges, and I will guarantee it personally --like we do in the business world- but I guarantee that they will be up for nomination if I win.

And that should solve that problem, and I think that is a good idea. Because a lot of people are worried if I got in I would put in the wrong judge. I'm going to put in... great conservative judges, great intellects, so we're going to do that, and I think that will be the biggest breaking news, I'm sure about that.

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