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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Last month, I had the pleasure of meeting Judge Gorsuch in my office. He was genuine, knowledgeable, and made it clear that he would exercise judiciary independence when interpreting the law. After our conversation, I walked away convinced that he has the right temperament to fill the ninth seat of the highest court in our nation.
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.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Thursday that Democrats will attempt to filibuster Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination, saying he would tilt the Supreme Court too far away from what Democrats want to see.
Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) were on Fox News shows over the weekend to discuss Obamacare, the inauguration of President Trump, Supreme Court nominations and much more. They both believe President Trump will fix the mess that Obama created during the past eight years of failed, feckless leadership.
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.
Clinton and Donald Trump continue to bleed as comments they have made in the past are leaked. Trump’s indecent statements about women are more than equaled by Clinton’s two faced nature as she promises big banks and the wealthy there will be no new taxes while promising the poor a nirvana paid for by new taxes from the wealthy.
Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert appeared on “Varney & Company” recently to discuss the dangers our nation faces if Hillary Clinton is elected POTUS. Gohmert noted that Hillary’s pick of new Supreme Court Justices will impact our freedoms for decades to come.
The absence of Justice Antonin Scalia continues to be felt as the Supreme Court lurches ever leftward on key cases. Because the Court is evenly divided along ideological lines, its 4-to-4 votes leave mostly liberal lower court rulings intact.
In a stunning decision that other states may want to be monitoring closely, the Supreme Court on Wednesday, on a 4-4 split, left standing a lower appeals court decision that gutted North Carolina’s voter ID provisions.
The plan by the state to protect the integrity of its elections had been affirmed in a nearly 500-page decision by a district court judge, but this summer a panel from the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals claimed it targeted minority voters.