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Two hours later at the White House, Gorsuch took his constitutional oath as a federal employee from Justice Anthony Kennedy, the longest-serving current justice, who employed Gorsuch as a law clerk almost a quarter-century ago.
"I can not tell you how honored I am to have here today my mentor, Justice Kennedy, to administer the judicial oath, a lovely oath, as he did for me 11 years ago when I became a circuit judge", Gorsuch said.
The swearing-in ceremony of the 49-year-old justice was held in the Rose Garden of the White House, during which U.S. President Donald Trump lauded the accomplishment of his hand picked candidate.
For his part, Gorsuch said: " I am humbled by the trust placed in me today. Gorsuch becomes the first justice to serve alongside a former boss. After a lengthy battle, Republicans invoked what they called the "nuclear option", lowering the confirmation threshold from 60 votes to a simple majority. Gorsuch will rule on several high-profile cases, as the court meets in private as early as Thursday to consider cases for the upcoming term. It is expected that Gorsuch's legal opinions will be similar to those of Scalia. "I promise you that I will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the Constitution and laws of this great nation", he said. They include a religious rights case on April 19 in which a Missouri church is objecting to being denied state funds for a playground project due to a state ban on providing public money to religious organisations.
But if you've watched the news over the past week, you already know that liberals in the Senate have treated Justice Scalia's vacant seat as an opportunity to put politics ahead of what the American people rightfully asked and voted for in November when they elected President Trump.
Democrats angrily fought the nomination to the end because McConnell had blocked former president Barack Obama's nominee for the seat, Merrick Garland, after Scalia's sudden death in February 2016.
The 66-day confirmation process divided Congress in a way that hadn't been done before.
Referring to Gorsuch's predecessor, who was beloved by conservatives, Slattery said the new justice "will no doubt live up to the standard set by Justice Antonin Scalia". All but two of the men were white. He vowed to choose from the combined list, recommended separately by The Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society, in naming Supreme Court justices.
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . Shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) traded down 1.634% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $53.275.
Gabriel has said a NATO-approved spending level in the middle of the next decade would be on the order of 70 billion euros a year. Obama visited Germany six times as president, but he captured the hearts and minds of Germans before he was even elected.
And even if the test detects an actual malignancy, many prostate cancers grow so slowly that they never become life-threatening. The previous guideline, which was only a few years old, recommended against PSA testing in all age groups.
Friday's scare even spread across 34th St.as shoppers streamed out of Macy's flagship Herald Square store. - A stampede broke out at a busy New York City train station, leaving more than a dozen people injured.
Ginting then miscued a net dribble to give Srikanth the game point and then hit long as the Indian pocketed the opening game. With their dominant wins on Saturday, Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth set up an all-Indian final at the Singapore Open.
He has won every trophy there is to win twice during his 10 years at the club: 2 Champions Leagues, 2 Leagues, 2 Clñub World Cups. Zidane has seen speculation mount his position could be under scrutiny should Real fail to go on to deliver the La Liga title.
When Colon-Ortiz didn't respond, the trooper later returned to the home and obtained a voluntary DNA sample from Colon-Ortiz. Marcotte, a 27-year-old former Google employee, was killed while jogging near her mother's house on August 7, 2016.
Over the longer term, countries highly dependent on one or a few commodity products should work to diversify their export bases. It calls on countries to put in place necessary measures to help those who lose out in global competition.
Although sharks are common in Australian waters, the country has averaged fewer than two fatal attacks per year in recent decades. Surfer Sean Pollard, then 23, lost his arm and his other hand in a shark attack at the same beach in 2014.
The released may also cause substantial diplomatic fallout, as the US government's access to SWIFT has always been controversial. Most of the exploits are targeted at older versions of Windows, with the newest seemingly targeting Windows 8.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat Software Update Rolling Out To Nokia 6
HMD Global has shared that the global variant of the Nokia 6 will be released this spring, which includes the United States. According to the changelog , the update coming to Nokia 6 includes the Android 7.1.1 update and other features.
Honda Clarity EV 3-in-1 a first in automotive innovation
But the numbers are that impressive, as the total range is only 330 miles (42 electric), about the same as some modern EVs. The Clarity Electric will launch later this year, starting with an attractive lease program in California and Oregon.
Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days
This followed Friday's legal developments including a temporary restraining order issued on the drugs used during the executions. Arkansas has drawn national scrutiny and criticism since scheduling its executions, which would be the state's first since 2005.
Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth
Cassini wasn't created to detect life as the team did not know the plumes existed until the spacecraft arrived at Saturn. The green oval also corresponds to a warm region on Europa's surface, as identified by the temperature map at right.
Hillary Would Be On Trial If Not For Comey
Speaking to Bartiromo, Trump said Comey "was very, very good" to Clinton, who would be "going to trial" if he was not. Trump continued by blaming Comey for not recommending that charges be pursued in the Hillary Clinton email scandal.
Sensex vaults 213 pts ahead of economic data, earnings
The S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 29,604.09, up 28.35 points while the Nifty50 was trading at 9,183.45, 2.00 points higher. Banks continue to look forward to NPA resolution measures shortly, and the strength was visible today.
Toronto Blue Jays Claim Ty Kelly From New York Mets
I just want the game to be played the right way". "Honestly, I think it's very realistic that I'll be ready for the home opener". Toronto comes into this series at 1-5, but again like the Brewers , have been competitive just about every night.