Trump Reportedly Thought About Pulling Gorsuch's Nomination. Here's Why

Trump Reportedly Thought About Pulling Gorsuch's Nomination. Here's Why

Trump considered pulling the nomination, afraid that Gorsuch wouldn't be "loyal" to him.

"I never even wavered and am very proud of him and the job he is doing as a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court", he wrote.

The Washington Post's reported Monday that "earlier this year, Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch's nomination" to the Supreme Court after Gorsuch criticized "the president's escalating attacks on the federal judiciary in private meetings with legislators", according to an unnamed source.

Trump had launched into a series of attacks against federal judges who had ruled to stop his travel ban on Muslim-majority countries during Gorsuch's confirmation process, leaving the Supreme Court nominee to field questions from senators about the comments. But his fears were assuaged after White House legislative affairs director Marc Short found a personal note Gorsuch had written to Trump but that Trump hadn't received. Had Trump followed his impulses, that easily could have become one of the wildest and most self-defeating moments of his young administration.

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The Post report focused on Trump's response to comments Gorsuch made to Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT that he found the president's heated attacks on judges blocking implementation of his travel ban "disheartening" and "demoralizing".

Trump was especially upset by what he viewed as Gorsuch's insufficient gratitude for a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court, White House officials said.

The president has repeatedly slammed "Fake News", and the journalistic practice of using anonymous sources, often suggesting that they do not exist. He's new to government, and so he probably wasn't steeped in the long-running protocols that establish the relationships between [the Justice Department], FBI and White House.

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