Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough took time away from his usual criticism of all things Trump to offer effusive praise for his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch.
“Yesterday was just a masterful performance by him,” said the morning host and former Congressman. “I thought if Ronald Reagan had ever had a confirmation hearing, it would have sounded a lot like that.”
“That guy delivered a tour de force, and in the age of Trump, I think he showed all of the characteristics that Americans are yearning for,” said Scarborough. “I think the Democrats are going to have an extraordinarily hard time stopping this man.”
Scarborough and show regular Willie Geist speculated that, given his performance, it would be almost impossible for Democrats to block Gorusch solely because of lingering Merrick Garland malice. Garland, nominated for the seat under consideration by then President Obama, was denied a hearing by the Republican controlled Senate.
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