Donald Trump Jr. says having Jeanine Pirro on the Supreme Court would be 'awesome'

Not long after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he’ll be retiring, Donald Trump Jr. got behind a potential replacement, reports The Hill

He tweeted on Wednesday, “This would be pretty awesome,” in reference to a posting that said, “Introducing Supreme Court Justice Jeanine Pirro,” and featured an image of her. 

According to Politico, Pirro, a Fox News host, has expressed interest in getting a government job. 

The outlet noted earlier this month that “Pirro has repeatedly told Trump’s aides and advisers over the past 18 months that she’s interested in taking over as the nation’s” attorney general, a job currently held by Jeff Sessions. 

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NRA Convention in Houston, Texas.Former Westchester County, New York District Attorney Jeanine Pirro at the NRA Leadership Forum in Houston, Texas. (Photo By: David Handschuh/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD, UNITED STATES - 2017/02/23: Jeanine Pirro speaking at the American Conservative Union's 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
PALM BEACH, FL - JANUARY 18: Sharon Bush, Jeanine Pirro and Jean Shafiroff attend President Trump's one year anniversary with over 800 guests at the winter White House at Mar-a-Lago on January 18, 2018 in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Jeanine Pirro during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center February 23, 2017 in National Harbor, Maryland. Hosted by the American Conservative Union, CPAC is an annual gathering of right wing politicians, commentators and their supporters. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Judge Jeanine Pirro of FOX News Network makes remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Maryland, February 23, 2017. Politicians, pundits, journalists and celebrities gather for the annual conservative event to hear speakers, network and plan agendas for the new President Trump administration. / AFP / Mike Theiler (Photo credit should read MIKE THEILER/AFP/Getty Images)
American TV commentator and former prosecutor, judge, and Republican political candidate from the state of New York, Jeanine Pirro arrives for a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on January 13, 2017 in New York. / AFP / Bryan R. Smith (Photo credit should read BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)
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THE VIEW - Judge Jeanine Pirro is a guest on 'THE VIEW,' 11/12/15 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 28: Former prosecutor and TV personality Jeanine Pirro attends 'The Jinx' New York Premeire at Time Warner Center on January 28, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: Jeanine Pirro attends Police Athletic League's 26th Annual Women Of The Year Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Judge Jeanine Pirro is a guest co-host on 'THE VIEW,' 2/27/14 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images) JENNY MCCARTHY, JUDGE JEANINE PIRRO, SHERRI SHEPHERD, BARBARA WALTERS
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10: Jeanine Pirro attends Police Athletic League's 26th Annual Women Of The Year Luncheon at The Pierre Hotel on December 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Jeanine Pirro appears on NBC News' 'Today' show (Photo by Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 10: Judge Jeanine Pirro attends the Love is Not Abuse iPhone app launch at the Lucky Brand Store on August 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jeffrey Ufberg/WireImage)
Judge Jeanine Pirro, host of the television program 'Justice with Judge Jeanine,' addresses the NRA annual Convention May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas. More than 70,000 members of the nation's premier gun rights organization have flocked to Texas for the three-day gathering, hard on the heels of the defeat of new federal gun laws in the US Senate. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)
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If she were to receive and accept a nomination to fill the seat being vacated by Justice Kennedy, there is a very good chance, should she be approved, that the balance of the court would be altered significantly. 

While Kennedy voted with both conservative and liberal justices, comments Pirro has made on her show suggest she may not be as willing to straddle that line. 

For example, she just recently suggested that liberals who criticize President Trump are “un-American” and “rooting for” the nation’s “failure.” 

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