February 03, 2017
week, President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the
Based on his record as a jurist, his
understanding of the separation of powers, and his respect for the Justice he is
nominated to replace, I believe Gorsuch is a judge who will continue
to operate in accordance with the rule of law and respect for the
Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch began meeting with
In 2006, the Senate confirmed him without opposition to serve on the
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.
Leader Chuck Schumer has repeatedly expressed his desire to have nine
Justices serving on the Supreme Court.
Now that the American
people have spoken, and the President has nominated a mainstream
jurist, I am hopeful that the Senate will come together and swiftly
confirm Judge Gorsuch.