President Trump is expected to name the conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacant seat on the US Supreme Court – a move likely to draw opposition from liberals worried about her stance on abortion and gun rights. We hear from a friend and colleague. Also on the programme: Lebanon’s Prime Minister designate says he’s stepping down after failing to form a government; and Switzerland votes in a controversial referendum on hunting wild wolves.
(Photo: Judge Amy Coney Barrett poses in an undated photograph. Credit: Matt Cashore/Notre Dame University/Handout via REUTERS)