Trump's Supreme Court pick

After selection, Democrats warn of a fight in the Senate

Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks, after US President Donald Trump nominated him for the Supreme Court, at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 31, 2017. President Donald Trump on nominated federal appellate judge Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee, tilting the balance of the court back in the conservatives' favor. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SMIALOWSKIBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants colleagues to show Neil Gorsuch ?fair consideration,? but there seemed little appetite for that.

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Judge Neil Gorsuch spoke Tuesday at the White House after President Trump named him as his pick to sit on the Supreme Court.

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Nominee skeptical of government regulations

Neil Gorsuch has said that courts give too much deference to agencies? interpretations of statutes.

President Donald Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for the Supreme Court.

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A reliable conservative, except on law-and-order

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Opinion & Ideas

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