Judge Neil Gorsuch Senate Confirmation

The Senate confirmation vote for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Gorsuch, 49, is a federal appellate judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans refused to vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to fill the vacancy on the court. The seat was held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February of 2016.