BREAKING NEWS: Joe Manchin Announces Support for Gorsuch

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced Thursday afternoon that he will vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch for the United States Supreme Court, becoming the first Democrat to support President Donald Trump’s nominee.

In a statement Manchin said, “Senators have a constitutional obligation to advice and consent on a nominee to fill this Supreme Court vacancy and, simply put, we have a responsibility to do our jobs as elected officials…. After considering his record, watching his testimony in front of the Judiciary Committee and meeting with him twice, I will vote to confirm him to be the ninth justice on the Supreme Court.”