Possible Trump Supreme Court Pick Has Mocked Him on Twitter

Meet Texas state Supreme Court Justice Don Willett.

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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump released a short list on Wednesday of 11 judges he’d consider appointing to the Supreme Court if elected. Among the contenders: Texas state Supreme Court Justice Don Willett. Willett is a rarity among judges in that he also runs an active—and candid—Twitter account, under the handle @JusticeWillett. And with relative frequency, he’s used his platform to troll Trump himself.

In response to Trump’s comments at a February debate about Justice Samuel Alito “signing” a bill:

 

Here he is making fun of Trump’s religious outreach:

 

Here he is making fun of Trump’s higher-education venture:
 

Here he is making fun of Trump’s signature public-works plan:

 

 

He even joked about Trump’s Supreme Court short list:

This one’s also Supreme Court-themed:

 

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