• How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone
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    How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone

    There’s a job out there with a great deal of power, pay, prestige, and near-perfect job security. And there’s only one way to be hired: get appointed to the US Supreme Court. If you want to become a justice on the Supreme Court, the highest federal court in the United States, three things have to happen. You have to be nominated by the president of the United States, your nomination needs to be approved by the Senate, and finally, the president must formally appoint you to the court. Because the Constitution doesn’t specify any qualifications, in other words, that there’s no age, education, profession, or even native-born citizenship requirement, a…

  • Who is Neil Gorsuch? U.S. Supreme Court Justice | NowThis
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    Who is Neil Gorsuch? U.S. Supreme Court Justice | NowThis

    Senator, those are not my words and I would never had said them. I didn’t say that. I asked you if you agreed with this statement. And I’m telling you I don’t. That’s Neil Gorsuch. He was appointed by President Trump to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant after the death of Antonin Scalia. Scalia died during President Obama’s term, but Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland was stonewalled by Republicans until a Conservative got into office… They have ripped us to shreds. Ripped us absolutely to shreds. Actually, I was only kidding, you can get the baby out of here. Now it’s paying off. Gorsuch will affect decades of…