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Labrador Applauds Senate Confirmation of Judge Gorsuch

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID) released the following statement today after the U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court: 

“The Senate fulfilled its constitutional responsibility today by confirming an outstanding judge to our nation’s highest court.  Judge Gorsuch is an experienced and well-respected jurist who understands that a judge’s duty is to interpret the law, not to change the law to advance his personal agenda.  Applying the Constitution is a judge’s deepest responsibility, whether the Senate Democrats who opposed Judge Gorsuch understand that or not. 

“I want to thank President Trump for keeping his campaign promise to appoint a judge to the Supreme Court in the mold of Justice Scalia.  I am confident that Judge Gorsuch will make the people of Idaho and of this great nation proud.”