Supreme Court

Celebrities, pundits react to Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Neil Gorsuch, who was just nominated to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat by President Trump.

Neil Gorsuch, who was just nominated to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat by President Trump.  (10th U.S. Circuit Court via AP)

President Donald Trump's announcement of Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to fill the ninth seat on the Supreme Court was met with a firestorm of reactions on social media from detractors and supporters alike. 

Gorsuch, 49, serves on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver and is seen as a jurist in the model of conservative Supreme Court Justice Scalia.

Here's a sampling of what was said in support of Gorsuch by National Review editor Charles C.W. Cooke, radio host Larry Elder, Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk, Republican strategist Rory Cooper, Chuck Woolery and Ohio Gov. John Kasich: 

Here is some of what was said against him by Rosie O'Donnell, Igor Volsky of the Center for American Progress, Mia Farrow, Talking Points Memo founder Josh Marshall and MSNBC's Joy Reid: