"They are all saying don't do that".

"We don't want anyone tampering with elections", Mr. Trump said, a day after posting on Twitter that "Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with Meddling in our Election!"

In a tweet today, the president said he will be making his choice for supreme court justice on July 9th.

Headlines this week were dominated by news that Justice Anthony Kennedy, a swing vote on the Supreme Court, will retire next month and that a man has been charged with killing five people at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis.

Democrats have begun to mobilize their supporters around the abortion issue while Republicans have begun to to downplay the significance of replacing Kennedy.

FDA Determines Source Of Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak
Since lettuce has a limited 21-day shelf life, the ones that were contaminated are no longer on store shelves or in restaurants. They are still investigating how the bacteria got into the canal and whether there was contamination elsewhere.

WATCH: @LindseyGrahamSC on Roe v. Wade: "You don't overturn precedent unless there's a good reason". In the third presidential debate in October of 2016, Trump was asked by moderator Chris Wallace if he wanted to see the Supreme Court overturn Roe.

The 81-year-old justice was appointed in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan.

"That's not a question I'll be asking them", he said. He told reporters Friday that he has already narrowed his search to about five candidates, including two women. When asked about the effect his presidency has already had on the nation's highest court, Trump emphasized that recent major decisions by the conservative majority - he specifically referenced one against public-sector unions - were likely due to his appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch previous year.

Trump's initial short list of 25 names of potential nominees was largely handpicked by The Federalist Society, an influential group of conservative lawyers.