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Justices Didn’t Oppose Gorsuch

Q: Did all eight Supreme Court justices write a letter opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to fill a court vacancy? A: No. That false claim was made on a liberal […] The post Justices Didn’t Oppose Gorsuch appeared first on FactCheck.org.

Q: Did all eight Supreme Court justices write a letter opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to fill a court vacancy?

A: No. That false claim was made on a liberal website that misrepresented a court ruling regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

FULL QUESTION

Did John Roberts write a letter stating that all eight members of the Supreme Court object to Gorsuch being on the court?

FULL ANSWER

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Feb. 13, 2016. That much is true.

But the Supreme Court justices have not “turned their backs on Trump, rejecting his nominee to fill Antonin Scalia’s empty seat.” That false claim was reported by the liberal BipartisanReport.com in a March 26 article with the misleading headline

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