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Conservatives Are Thrilled That President Trump Nominated This Person To The Supreme Court

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Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent

Conservatives were thrilled when President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court Tuesday night.

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“I made a promise to the people that I would find the very best judge in the country to nominate to the Supreme Court,” Trump said Tuesday night. “Millions of people said this was the single most important decision.”

“His academics are as good as I have ever seen,” the president continued. “The qualifications of Judge Gorsuch are beyond dispute. I would like to thank Senate leadership. I only hope that both Democrats and Republicans can come together, for once, for the good of the country. Congratulations to you and your family.”

Trump’s decision was praised by many on the right.

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Ken Blackwell, former Ohio Secretary of State and former Trump transition team domestic policy advisor, said Trump “hit a home run in his choice of Judge Gorsuch.”

“With the nomination of Judge Gorsuch, the President has clearly delivered on his campaign commitment to appoint a Justice in the mold of Antonin Scalia who would be guided by the Constitution and not by their ideological or personal views,” Blackwell said in a statement.

Senator Thom Tillis said Gorsuch was an “incredibly qualified and mainstream choice.”

“I hope my colleagues in the Senate, regardless of party, will join me in thoughtfully considering Judge Gorsuch as our next Supreme Court Justice.”

Senator Lindsey Graham said he thought Gorsuch was “a great choice.”