The Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Friday morning, thrilling conservatives and angering liberals who expect him to be in the mold of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, whose seat he will take.
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Millions of evangelical Christian and pro-life conservative Catholic voters, who overwhelmingly supported President Donald Trump last November, are watching intently as the United States Senate now considers the nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Americans on Tuesday likely avoided an extreme leftward lurch that the U.S. Supreme Court probably would have taken under a President Hillary Clinton with a Democrat majority in the U.S. Senate. At issue, with one Supreme Court vacancy already existing and several more possibly to come in the next four years.
Numerous GINGPAC endorsed legislators have spoken out against any replacement Obama will pick to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. The legislators do not wish to give Obama a third Justice who will turn the Supreme Court leftward for the next 20 to 40 years. They believe the voters of America should decide who the next President is and let him decide who will replace Scalia.
Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Friday that he agrees with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) that the Senate should not take up any nomination made by President Barack Obama to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, one of the most conservative members of the high court.
For Democrats railing against the Senate’s threat to mothball President Obama’s nominees to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Republicans have three words: You started it.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has set in motion a fierce fight over who Obama will appoint to fill his post. Scalia has been one of the leading protectors of the Constitution and the rule of law on the Court since 1986.