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Breaking News: Trump picks Gorsuch as Supreme Court nominee

January 31, 2017
President Donald Trump has picked 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch to be his Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Antonin Scalia, he announced late Jan. 31, selecting a judge with a slim environmental record but who has called for limiting the discretion EPA and other agencies currently enjoy to interpret their authority. Trump in announcing his pick praised Gorsuch for his “outstanding legal skills” and noted the judge “closely defined what we’re looking for.” Trump also noted that Gorsuch,...