Fox News is reporting that Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will announce her retirement today.
The Associated Press confirms:
O’Connor to Retire From Supreme Court (AP)
“This is to inform you of my decision to retire from my position as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, effective upon the nomination and confirmation of my successor. It has been a great privilege indeed to have served as a member of the court for 24 terms. I will leave it with enormous respect for the integrity of the court and its role under our constitutional structure.”
Bush will make a statement in the Rose Garden at 11:15 EDT.
Let the games begin.