Neil Gorsuch–Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Current Events
Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP Images.

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch; Credit: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/AP Images.

This week, over on the Election Central Web site we take a look at President Trump’s first nominee to the Supreme Court.

The death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February left a vacancy on the Supreme Court that President Obama tried, and failed, to fill with his nominee, Merrick Garland. This week, President Trump announced his own pick to fill Scalia’s empty seat: Judge Neil Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge who is thought to be very similar to Scalia in his judicial rulings and constitutional philosophy. Here, what we know so far about Judge Gorsuch.

To learn more, click here to visit the Election Central Web site.

Credit: McGraw-Hill Education

Credit: McGraw-Hill Education