Don’t Let the Democrats Fool You About a 60-Vote Threshold for Neil Gorsuch


From the Daily Signal, by Sen. Chuck Grassley

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is one of 12 Democrats who voted for Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation in 2006. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Newscom)

This week, I had the pleasure of being at the White House when President Donald Trump introduced his nominee to be associate justice of the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

It shouldn’t surprise anybody that the president delivered on a promise made during the campaign when he listed 21 people that he would choose from. Everybody knew ahead of time what sort of a judge he would put on the court for this vacancy or any future vacancy.

Gorsuch’s decade of service on the 10th Circuit has earned him a reputation as a brilliant, principled, and mainstream judge. It’s already been widely reported that he was unanimously confirmed by a…

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