Neil Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

The swearing in ceremony of Neil Gorsuch on Monday simply became the subtext for Major Garrett to fixate on Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner: "The Rose Garden swearing in of Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch offered a tranquil counter point to weeks of White House infighting that President Trump has ordered to end".

"I will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the Constitution and laws of this great nation", Gorsuch said at the swearing-in ceremony.

In his remarks in the Rose Garden, Gorsuch said he felt humbled by being called to serve on the nation's highest court and he told his former law clerks he was grateful for their service.

The Kentucky senator's rebellion began last February, just an hour after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was confirmed dead, when McConnell declared that Republicans would reject any nominee put forward by Obama, then in his final year in office, and would refuse to confirm a replacement for Scalia until after the 2016 election.

On Friday, with the confirmation of our newest Supreme Court member, Justice Neil Gorsuch, the American people were finally able to claim victory over liberal obstructionists in the United States Senate.

Markey castigated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) and Senate Republicans for invoking the so-called "nuclear option" by lowering the cloture threshold from 60 votes to a simple majority of 51.

President George W. Bush appointed him to the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals in 2006.

Gorsuch is thanking his family for their "perseverance and patience" and his mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom he served as a law clerk.

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case
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During his confirmation hearing, Gorsuch said his work for the Justice Department should be seen as representing the views of his client - the government - rather than his own.

Trump said he had faith in Gorsuch.

With Gorsuch on the bench, the highest court in the land returns to being a body of nine - with the majority of its justices having been appointed by Republican presidents.

There has been some controversy in the past decade over whether it was appropriate for a newly confirmed justice to be sworn in at the White House. It is expected that Gorsuch's legal opinions will be similar to those of Scalia.

Any cases the court already has heard this term in which the justices were equally divided could be reconsidered so that Gorsuch can cast the deciding vote.

"And, I got it done in the first 100 days".

The White House swearing-in ceremony was a departure from recent history. He vowed to choose from the combined list, recommended separately by The Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society, in naming Supreme Court justices.

Associated Press writers Mark Sherman and Ken Thomas contributed to this report. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.

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