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The President has sole authority to select and nominate US Supreme Court justices, but this power is checked by the Senate, which must approve the nominee by a simple majority vote (51%) before the President can make an official appointment.

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The President of the United States nominates new members of the Supreme Court when existing members retire or die. It is then up to the Senate to confirm or reject those nominations.

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