Siobhán Brett: The 12 Days of Trump

Conservative Supreme Court pick 'least remarkable' event of recent days

1st February, 2017
Judge Neil Gorsuch is Trump's Supreme Court pick. Pic: Getty

“Hope you like my nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the United States Supreme Court,” Trump tweeted last night. “He is a good and brilliant man, respected by all.”

In Gorusch, Trump has chosen a young conservative jurist, a close-reader of the constitution, a man opposed to assisted suicide, ostensibly against the intentional taking of any human life, and who cried on the side of a mountain when word of Scalia’s...

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