Trump considering Conway's husband for solicitor general: report

Trump considering Conway's husband for solicitor general: report
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President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump claims media 'smeared' students involved in encounter with Native American man Al Sharpton criticizes Trump’s ‘secret’ visit to MLK monument Gillibrand cites spirituality in 2020 fight against Trump’s ‘dark’ values MORE is considering George Conway, husband of top adviser and former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, to be the next U.S. solicitor general, Bloomberg reported Friday citing two sources familiar with the matter.

George Conway is a long-time corporate lawyer, spending more than two decades as a partner at New York's Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

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According to the report, Conway has represented numerous high-profile clients throughout his career, including members of the National Football League and tobacco maker Philip Morris.

The solicitor general represents the U.S. government in the Supreme Court and the next pick for the job will play a key role in most legal battles waged by the incoming Trump administration.
 
The solicitor general also determines when it is appropriate to appeal a lower court decision and when to seek review from the Supreme Court.