WASHINGTON Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday informed Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid that he no longer wanted to be considered for the open Supreme Court justice job that President Barack Obama hopes to fill, according to a Reid aide.
The aide said Sandoval, a Republican, telephoned Reid early Thursday afternoon.
(Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Chris Reese)
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Updated Date: Feb 26, 2016 00:31:52 IST