Filling vacancy on U.S. Supreme Court ranks right up there with booming economy as stocks surged to record highs
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This January 20th marks a full year since Donald Trump’s inauguration as 45th President of the Untied States. Facing Democrat and Republicrat opposition at every turn, he was able to nominate and win confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. The final vote was 54-45 in favor of Gorsuch’s confirmation.
In July 2006, Gorsuch’s nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit had been confirmed in the Senate by a unanimous voice vote, which clearly illustrates the partisan politics that has relentlessly battered President Trump and his administration.
Gorsuch’s confirmation was a triumph for the American people as well as for President Trump, who understood the pressing need for a conservative to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia, who died unexpectedly in February 2016.
President Trump fought to fulfill his promise of turning the high court around. Justice Gorsuch, 49, could serve on the court for 30 years or more.