MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Mississippi's two U.S. Senators are praising President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch as the next United States Supreme Court Justice. They're also hoping he receives a fair confirmation process.
Gorsuch is a judge with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th District. If confirmed, he will fill the seat that's been vacant since last year, following the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.
Following President Trump's announcement Tuesday night, U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R) issued the following statement:
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R) also issued a statement in support of the President's pick: