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Judge Neil Gorsuch: I Have No Difficulty Ruling For or Against President Trump

President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch told the Senate Judiciary Committee he has no issue ruling against President Trump, and that his rulings are based on what the laws and facts in a particular case require.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) asked Judge Gorsuch what judicial independence means to him, “and specifically tell us whether you’d have trouble ruling against a president who appointed you.”

“That’s a softball, Mr. Chairman. I have no difficulty ruling against or for any party, based on what the laws and facts in the particular case require,” Gorsuch responded. “And I’m heartened by the support I have received from people who recognize that there’s no such thing as a Republican judge or Democratic judge. We just have judges in this country.”