New York Daily News cover says 'we are f---ed' after Kennedy retires

New York Daily News cover says 'we are f---ed' after Kennedy retires
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The New York Daily News previewed its Thursday print cover reading "We are f---ed" following Justice Anthony Kennedy's announced retirement from the Supreme Court. 

"Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement, giving President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE the chance to appoint a second judge," the newspaper tweeted with an image of its cover, which includes Trump holding a gavel. "An early look at Thursday's front..." 

The cover will hit newsstands a day after Kennedy announced he'd retire — a move that will allow Trump to nominate his second Supreme Court Justice since taking office. Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch in 2017. 

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellBolton emerges as flashpoint in GOP debate on Iran On The Money: Treasury rejects Dem subpoena for Trump tax returns | Companies warn trade war about to hit consumers | Congress, White House to launch budget talks next week | Trump gets deal to lift steel tariffs on Mexico, Canada Schumer calls on McConnell to hold vote on Equality Act MORE (R-Ky.) said he's planning for the Senate to vote on Trump's next nomination by the fall. 

But Democratic lawmakers slammed McConnell's statement as hypocritical following Republicans' successful attempt to delay confirming former President Obama's Supreme Court nominee in 2016 until after the presidential election. Democrats on Wednesday urged the GOP leader to wait until after the midterm elections to hold hearings. 

Trump will choose a nominee from an already released short list of 25 names. 

“There are certain names that are just outstanding, names that you already know, to be honest with you,” Trump said.