POTUS Blasts FAKE NEWS WaPo Over False Story Trump Was Close to “Rescinding” Gorsuch Nomination

President Trump blasted fake news WaPo Tuesday morning after they ran a false story claiming Trump was close to rescinding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch prior to confirmation. 

Excerpt from fake news WaPo’s Monday report:

For nearly eight months, President Trump has boasted that appointing Neil M. Gorsuch to the Supreme Court ranks high among his signature achievements.

But earlier this year, Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch’s nomination, venting angrily to advisers after his Supreme Court pick was critical of the president’s escalating attacks on the federal judiciary in private meetings with legislators.

Trump, according to several people with knowledge of the discussions, was upset that Gorsuch had pointedly distanced himself from the president in a private February meeting with Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), telling the senator he found Trump’s repeated attacks on the federal judiciary “disheartening” and “demoralizing.”

The president worried that Gorsuch would not be “loyal,” one of the people said, and told aides that he was tempted to pull Gorsuch’s nomination — and that he knew plenty of other judges who would want the job.

Trump unleashed on WaPo Tuesday morning in a tweet, calling the paper FAKE NEWS:

“A story in the that I was close to “rescinding” the nomination of Justice Gorsuch prior to confirmation is FAKE NEWS. I never even wavered and am very proud of him and the job he is doing as a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The unnamed sources don’t exist!” Trump tweeted.

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