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Who is Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch?

He appears to be supremely qualified—and may be in for the fight of his life

By James D Zirin  

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Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch had all the earmarks of reality television or perhaps, more aptly, the crowning of Miss Universe.

The Trump presidency had stumbled at the gate over the travel ban on immigrants from seven majority Muslim countries. Protesters filled the streets. At least 13 lawsuits had been filed from coast to coast. Five federal judges had temporarily enjoined Trump’s executive order finding that there were significant constitutional questions of due process and equal protection. Trump had to fire…

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