BREAKING: Gorsuch calls President Trump’s attacks on judges “disheartening,” ”demoralizing.”


During his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch publicly stated that the president’s remarks about judges were “disheartening” and “demoralizing.”

In February, a very upset President Trump blasted out a tweet after his travel ban was stopped by a Seattle based judge. Trump referred to the judge as a “so-called judge.”  Prior to that, Trump questioned whether a Latino judge overseeing the Trump Univ. case would be capable of treating him fairly.

Gorsuch first criticized Trump’s tweet in a private meeting with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn). But until now he had not commented publicly.

“I know these people, and how decent they are, and when anyone criticizes the honesty or integrity or motives of a federal judge, I find that disheartening and I find that demoralizing,” Gorsuch said Tuesday during his Senate confirmation hearing.

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