Neil M. Gorsuch went to the White House on Monday to take his oath as the 113th Supreme Court justice and thanked the man who nominated him, President Donald Trump, according to 100% Fed Up.
A private ceremony was held at the White House court and later in a public ceremony at the Rose Garden where the Colorado appeals court judge took a second oath and also thanked Vice President Mike Pence, Republican Senate leaders who supported his and the lawyers in the White House counsel’s office.
At an earlier event in a grand room inside the Supreme Court, Gorsuch took an oath that all federal employees take that was administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. The other justices of the country’s high court were present in that event, as well as the widow and son of the late Antonin Scalia whom Gorsuch is replacing.
In front of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in the White House Rose Garden, Gorsuch took a second oath that justices take pledging to impartial interpretation of the laws.