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Trump’s Supreme Court pick puts Democrats in a bind

Trump announces Gorsuch as his nominee to the Supreme Court on Jan. 31

NEIL MCGILL GORSUCH

AGE

49

FAMILY

Wife Louise; teenage daughters Emma and Belinda

EDUCATION

B.A., Columbia University

J.D., Harvard University

D.Phil., University of Oxford

KEY DECISION

In Hobby Lobby Stores v. Sebelius, Gorsuch sided with the company, which objected on religious grounds to the Affordable Care Act provision requiring it to offer contraceptive coverage

KEY QUOTE

“Judges should be in the business of declaring what the law is using the traditional tools of interpretation, rather than pronouncing the law as they might wish it to be in light of their own political views.”

POLITICAL IDEOLOGY

Conservative

DONALD TRUMP KNEW HOW TO MILK

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