(Washington, DC) -- A Texas judge and Kaufman County native is under consideration for an appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. Don Willett serves on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and previously served on the Texas Supreme Court.
Willett is on a list of 25 names from which President Trump says he'll select a nominee to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Yesterday, Kennedy announced his retirement, saying he will step down effective July 31st.