Judge Gorsuch’s Credential Will Make It Difficult to Oppose His Nomination as Supreme Court Justice
Presiden Trump’s selection for U.S. Federal Court Judge Neil Gorsuch is a judge that has a strong credential which make it difficult to oppose his nomination. However, many Democrats have continued to escalate resistance against the executive office.
Prior to his nomination, Jude Gorsuch served at the 10th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals in Colorado. He is known for his originalism and textualism approach in the interpretation of the U.S. Constitution and have strong credential. According to New York Times, Judge Gorsuch resembles of the late Federal Judge Antonin Scalia in many aspects He holds similar legal philosophy, a good writing talent and outdoor activities lover.
He is known as conservative with stellar credentials and winning personality according to USA Today. He has every quality needed to assuage the resistance of Senate Democrats who continue their tension against the President. He receives law degree from Columbia, Harvard Law and Oxford with doctorate in legal philosophy.
Nevertheless, Senate Democrats have girded their loins to go against the President’s nominee of Supreme Court Justice. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said that he had serious doubt regarding the selection of Judge Gorsuch. He said Democrat would not easily approve the nomination of Judge Gorsuch with robust, exhaustive and comprehensive debate on the fitness of Judge Gosuch to be Supreme Court Justice.
In the similar tone, liberal Democrats such as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi from San Fransisco clearly stated her opposition against President Trump. She will oppose every policy from President Trump, including the nomination of the Supreme Court Justice.
However moderate Democrats in the Senate have found themselves difficult to oppose Judge Gorsuch upon examining his credential. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota and Sen. Joe Manchin from West Virginia looked forward to meet Judge Gorsuch for the confirmation hearing. Senator Munchin urged his colleagues to set aside partisan view and let the scrutiny process to take place.
Watch the special report from CBS New York regarding Judge Gersuch below: