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Trump applauds as Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch hugs his wife, Marie Louise Gorsuch, after a swearing-in reenactment ceremony in the Rose Garden yesterday with Justice Anthony Kennedy / AP's Evan Vucci

President Trump's surprising plan to dine with Supreme Court justices has been taken off his schedule.

  • When the White House announced his packed schedule leading up to his 100th day in office, the Thursday night entry said: "[T]he President will have dinner with the Justices of the Supreme Court, including his successfully confirmed nominee Justice Neil Gorsuch."
  • The plan had sparked a furor online, after ABC's Jonathan Karl tweeted that it was "highly unusual." Trump is a party to federal cases that might reach the Supreme Court.
  • The White House told us Monday that the dinner had been pushed back to a later date.
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