Donald Trump Appoints Neil Gorsuch To The United States Supreme Court


President Donald Trump delivered on his campaign trail promise that he would appoint a “pro-life” justice to fill the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court. Trump brought his two top choices to primetime television, which made for what the New York Times referred to as “The Apprentice, SCOTUS Edition.” The 45th President of the United States tamed the short-lived suspense by tabbing conservative jurist, Neil Gorsuch as the newest justice to the Supreme Court.

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Trump began eschewing praise for the Harvard Law grad stating, “Judge Gorsuch has outstanding legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous discipline and has earned bipartisan support. It is an extraordinary résumé — as good as it gets.”

Gorsuch, 49, has a history of being conservative on a number of issues. He has taken a hard stance against assisted suicide and euthanasia saying, “Human life is fundamentally and inherently valuable.” Though, he believes Obama’s birth control mandate is unconstitutional on religious grounds. According to Vox, Gorsuch has a history of fearing over-criminalization.

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Many democrats are not feeling the Supreme Court appointment, and may even try to block the nomination.