The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary rated Neil Gorsuch as “well qualified” to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, the Daily Caller News Foundation reported.
This is the highest possible rating a Supreme Court nominee can receive from the ABA.
The rating was released on Thursday via a letter to Iowa’s Sen. Chuck Grassley and California’s Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
“The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has completed its evaluation of the professional qualifications of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, whom the President has nominated to the United States Supreme Court. As you know, the Committee confines its evaluation to the qualities of integrity, professional competence, and judicial demeanor,” the letter states. “After an exhaustive evaluation process, the Committee has determined by unanimous vote that Judge Gorsuch is ‘Well Qualified’ for the position of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.”
Read the full recommendation here.
The ABA just gave BIG BIG boost to SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch w HIGHEST rating-unanimous well qualified He’s well on his way to Supreme Court
— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) March 9, 2017
If approved, Gorsuch will replace the vacant position of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
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