© Reuters. U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to announce his Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh in the East Room of the White House in Washington© Reuters. U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to announce his Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh in the East Room of the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen conservative federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for U.S. Supreme Court Justice, NBC News reported on Monday, just before the official White House announcement.

Kavanaugh would replaced retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy if confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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