"I never even wavered and am very proud of him and the job he is doing as a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court", he tweeted.
As might be expected, Trump blasted The Washington Post report as "FAKE NEWS" on Twitter. The White House denied that Trump ever seriously considered withdrawing the Gorsuch appointment.
The Post detailed Monday that Trump discussed cancelling Gorsuch's nomination and vented to counsels after the traditionalist legal scholar had censured the president's assaults on the government legal in private gatherings with officials.
But earlier this year, Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch's nomination, venting angrily to advisers after his Supreme Court pick was critical of the president's escalating attacks on the federal judiciary in private meetings with legislators.
Even some of the president's conservative detractors, so-called "Never Trumpers", lauded him for nominating Gorsuch to sit on the highest court in the land. Richard Blumenthal of CT that he found Trump's criticisms about the federal judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing".
"The justice" referred to the late to Antonin Scalia, whom Gorsuch replaced, and "Mrs. Scalia" is his widow Maureen.
At the time, Gorsuch was having courtesy meetings with senators, including Blumenthal.
"He's probably going to end up being a liberal like the rest of them", he allegedly told House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. The Senate eventually confirmed Gorsuch in April by a 54-45 vote.
"Your address to Congress was magnificent", Gorsuch said in his letter, according to The Post. "My teenage daughters were cheering the TV!" "I see daily their love of country and our Constitution, and know it is a tribute to you and your leadership for policy is always about personnel". But his fears were assuaged after White House legislative affairs director Marc Short found a personal note Gorsuch had written to Trump but that Trump hadn't received.
There's certainly a bittersweet feeling that accompanies seeing General Leia Organa in Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Lourd lost both her mother and grandmother, Debbie Reynolds , within one day of each other previous year .
Facebook has announced five new ways Facebook and Messenger will aim to help users spread the season's greetings: 1. Facebook's Messenger , which on December 12 announced a brand-new AR-focused feature: World Effects .
The high temperature is expected to reach only 52 degrees today in Sterling, according to the National Weather Service. As of now, there is no clear indication of our next strong or Artic cold front making headway to Southwest Louisiana.
They are a very risky team. "Of course for us it's a tough game but in the same way a fantastic challenge and an exciting game". However, the fact that Spurs scuppered City's unbeaten start last season will give them hope that an encore is possible.
Terms of the agreement were not immediately disclosed, though Layer3 had raised more than $100 million from investors. All of Layer3 TV's employees will join T-Mobile as part of the sale, and will remain based in Denver.
As it is, the OEM in question is Vivo , but we still don't know the exact phone that will be the first to use this technology. It's the reason we're seeing Face ID on the iPhone X and this horribly placed fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S8 and Note 8.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ) is out now for the Xbox One and for a game in early access, it gets a lot right. Unfortunately, PUBG Corp has not yet responded to the outages here at launch and we'll update this story as they do.
Marshall Faulk , according to the complaint, would ask Cantor "deeply personal and invasive questions" about her sex life. Weinberger - Sent her "several nude pictures of himself and sexually explicit texts", she said in her lawsuit.
Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle in May
The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has been announced for May 19 next year - and it clashes with the FA Cup final. Markle is to be baptized in the Church of England before the wedding, and has said she will acquire British citizenship.
Google reveals what searchers wanted most in 2017
Late South African actor and singer Dumi Masilela has topped the 2017's biggest Google searches in South Africa. Other people on the top global list include Harvey Weinstein , Kevin Spacey , Gal Gadot and Melania Trump.
OnePlus 5T Now Available For Pre-Order in Malaysia
The company also made arrangements to sell the newly launched smartphone via OnePlus Experience stores in Bengaluru and Noida. The retail box has Star Wars: The Last Jedi logo printed in the middle, and the right corner, we have the OnePlus logo.
Rohingya killed in Burma violence, says aid group
A Turkish aid group has sent four tons of food and dug 50 wells for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, according to the group. After an internal investigation, the Myanmar army in November exonerated itself of any blame regarding the crisis.
New York City Chaos: Explosion Reported Near Times Square
President Donald Trump has been briefed on the incident, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. It was the deadliest terror attack in New York City since the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.
North Korea threats spark S. Korean arms sales
Relatively rich western European companies reported stable arms sales while Russian Federation showed declining growth. Japan is clubbed with Australia, Israel, Poland, Singapore and Ukraine under other established producers' category.
Study says flu hits men harder than women
To compare how flu symptoms manifest among both women and men, Sue reviewed a number of studies involving both animals and humans. Similarly, other evidence indicated that the onset of flu might trigger a stronger immune response amongst women than men.