Gorsuch Basically Wrote a Love Letter to President Trump After SCOTUS Nom

Trump was reportedly upset by comments Gorsuch made defending the judiciary

The Washington Post on Monday reported that Trump was infuriated by the remarks at the time and suggested rescinding Gorsuch's nomination.

Trump was upset following reports that Gorsuch had told a Democratic senator that he found Trump's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing," unnamed sources told the Washington Post.

One source told the Post that Trump was concerned Gorsuch would not be "loyal" to him.

Trump's criticism came after a judge intervened to stop his lawful travel ban targeting several majority-Muslim countries.

The Post stood by its reporting, updating the story Tuesday morning with the president's tweet, and writing that "this account is based on interviews with 11 people familiar with the episode, some of whom spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations".

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"Just can not believe a judge would put our country in such peril", Trump said on Twitter in February.

Gorsuch's comments - and Bonjean's confirmation of them - appeared to be a strategic attempt by the White House to put some distance between Gorsuch, who was seeking a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court, and the President's caustic comments about the judiciary.

Some of his worries were eased when the judge, a member of the federal bench in Colorado before being tapped to the highest court in the land, sent him a letter in March praising his address to Congress, the Post reported. "My teenage daughters were cheering the TV!"

"The president's nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch was among his first and most important accomplishments during his first year in office, and delivered on a major campaign promise", White House spokesman Raj Shah said.

As a Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has already swayed the Court further to the right, in rulings, in cases accepted, and in cases denied. "He is very proud of the accomplishment".

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