CNN had its notorious countdown clock going most of the day in anticipation of President Donald Trump’s announcement of his Supreme Court nominee, and Trump didn’t keep people waiting.
BREAKING: President Donald Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court pic.twitter.com/TowEhTwky7— The Associated Press (@AP) February 1, 2017
Trump did manage to keep people guessing up until the last minute, leaving pundits and media outlets to prepare more than one set of talking points to send out.
Has everyone prepared their "this is the most [insert one: extreme/sound] Supreme Court pick in decades" press releases?— Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) February 1, 2017
ABC News might have been the first mainstream news outlet to ship the Democratic National Committee’s objections, even before Gorsuch had finished his brief remarks.
@ABCPolitics Wow. That was fast.— EndLiberalHypocrisy (@endlibhypocrisy) February 1, 2017