With a dash of primetime flair, President Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch as his choice for the Supreme Court.
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue commended the president for his swift action in a statement:
Who is Judge Gorsuch? From University of Colorado Boulder:
Congratulations on your nomination, Judge Gorsuch.
The U.S. Chamber is a frequent litigant at the high court both in its own litigation against the government and as an amicus curiae (or "friend of the court") weighing in on litigation issues of broad significance to the business community. In recent years, the Chamber's practice before the Supreme Court has touched on an array of important business issues, ranging from arbitration and class actions to free speech and over-regulation.
U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President, Communications and Strategy Thomas J. Collamore commented on his meeting with President Trump: