“Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, privately expressed dismay on Wednesday over Mr. Trump’s increasingly aggressive attacks on the judiciary, calling the president’s criticism of independent judges ‘demoralizing’ and ‘disheartening.’ The remarks by Judge course thoughts, chosen by Mr. Trump last week to serve on the nation’s highest court, came as the president last out at the federal appellate judges who are considering a challenge to his executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The president called the judicial proceedings ‘disgraceful’ and describe the courts is ‘so political.'”

Source: Julie Hirschfeld. “Supreme Court Nominee Calls Trump’s Attacks on Judiciary ‘Demoralizing.'” The New York Times. February 8, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/08/us/politics/donald-trump-immigration-ban.html?_r=0

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