Neil Gorsuch sworn in as chief judge of the United States
Moscow. April 10. INTERFAX.RU Neil Gorsuch received on Monday sworn in as chief judge of the US and will soon initiate the implementation of the duties in this post, informs television channel Fox News.
Under U.S. law, Gorsuch had to bring two oath before this position. So, the first ceremony was held behind closed doors in the Supreme court and the second in the Rose garden at the White house.
“I promise you that I will do everything in my power in order to fully serve the Constitution and the laws of our great nation,” said Gorsuch. “I’ll never forget the fact that if someone this much (—if), from him much is expected”, — he added.
Last week the us Senate after a long discussion, unanimously approved the nomination of 49-year-old Gorsuch to the Supreme court. He became the 113th member of the Supreme court of the United States.