Trump denies he considered pulling Neil Gorsuch nomination: 'I never even wavered'

Trump talked of rescinding Gorsuch nomination after criticism: report

President Trump thought about dealing out quick justice to his Supreme Court pick after learning that he criticized him, according to a report.

The report was published in the Washington Post Monday night, and said Trump discussed rescinding Gorsuch's nomination after he was critical of Trump and his verbal attacks on the federal judiciary.

"I never even wavered", Trump said of his decision to nominate Gorsuch. "The unnamed sources don't exist!" the president tweeted.

President Trump had reportedly been unhappy that Gorsuch hadn't been appreciative enough of the nomination, and was anxious after Gorsuch appeared to be critical of some of Trump's statements regarding federal courts.

Gorsuch had said Trump's criticisms of a judge who had blocked the president's first travel ban were "demoralizing" and "disheartening". In response to the news, Trump pushed back.

And the president has since repeatedly called his nomination of Gorsuch one of his greatest achievements.

The Washington Post reported on Monday that Trump had suggested rescinding Gorsuch's nomination after Gorsuch criticized Trump's attacks on the federal judiciary.

White House spokesman Raj Shah and legislative affairs director Marc Short denied that Trump ever considered abandoning Gorsuch. "And you were so kind to recognize Mrs. Scalia, remember the justice, and mention me", the letter read, according to The Post. On the other hand, the idea that we have three branches of government and Supreme Court justices don't work for the president is something they go over in grade school.

"My young little girls were cheering the TV!" he included. "The process obviously caused frustration, but that frustration was compounded by the fact that Gorsuch had sent him a personal letter that he never received". "I see daily their love of country and our Constitution, and know it is a tribute to you and your leadership for policy is always about personnel".

The Senate later confirmed Gorsuch on a vote of 54 to 45.



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