Apr 7, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Say hello to your new Supreme Court Justice

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

The nuclear showdown is over, and Neil Gorsuch will fill the ninth seat on the bench at the Supreme Court. The final vote tally is 54-45.

This comes after the GOP Senators voted Thursday to change Senate rules to confirm Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court by lowering the vote threshold to a simple majority of 51.

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