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Georgia reaction to Trumps Supreme Court pick goes down party lines
Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, left, meets with Senate Judiciary Committee Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. - photo by JOSE LUIS MAGANA
President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left when Antonin Scalia died last year drew immediate support from congressional Republicans representing Georgia and opposition from local Democrats. “President Trump promised the American people he would nominate someone to the Supreme Court who is unwavering in their support of the Constitution, and he has kept his word,” U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., said in a statement. “Throughout his career Judge Gorsuch has stood steadfast in his support of our Constitution and the Founding Principles it enshrines: economic opportunity, fiscal responsibility, limited government, and individual liberty.