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President And First Lady Attend New Supreme Court Justice's Investiture - Everyone Notices Something

President Donald Trump has been pleased as punch that he was able to get his pick into the Supreme Court. As the new Justice was formally invested with his new rank, the President and First Lady Melania Trump stopped by to join the quiet festivities and pose for some photos.

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ceremony was held for Neil Gorsuch, the most recently appointed justice under Trump. The POTUS made his first trip to the Supreme Court for the occasion. The first lady, who has finally moved into the White House, accompanied him.

In April, the Senate confirmed Gorsuch and he was sworn in as Trump supporters cheered. Getting Gorsuch sworn in was a win for the president and his base because it gives conservatives the majority by a margin of 5-4. After deflecting former President Barack Obama's picks last summer, this was a major victory for the GOP.

Trump's travel ban, which has stirred much controversy and been blocked by the lower courts, is now before the justices and may be rushed through for consideration. Many lower courts have charged that the president's ban, which initially targeted seven Muslim countries, was motivated by an intention to discriminate against Muslims, which would violate the Constitution. SCOTUS will now get to weigh in on the issue, and with the scales now tipped in the favor of conservativism it’s quite possible the ruling could go the president’s way.

The President and First Lady were welcomed by Chief Justice John Roberts in his opening remarks, and the small crowd applauded as the new justice took his oath. The president sat in a front seat but he didn't speak at the event; rather, he was just an observer at the proceedings. Afterwards, he and Melania posed for photos with Gorsuch and in group shots with the rest of the justices. The SCOTUS also posed for their new official portrait with Gorsuch in it.

In one photo that included President Trump, Melania, Mrs. Gorsuch and all nine justices, everyone is smiling except Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg, a very outspoken critic of the president, wasn't able to put aside her feelings and seems to have a look of annoyance on her face. If ever there were a photo of someone who wished they didn't have to be there, it's this one.

People on the internet were quick to point out Ginsburg’s comical expression and sympathized with the liberal-leaning justice. Some note, however, that she always looks like that in every shot, except once in a while when she’s caught nodding off with her eyes closed and head drooping.

Also in attendance were former Attorney Generals Edwin Meese, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales, and several members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Kenneth Starr, who was the independent prosecutor in former Bill Clinton's impeachment, was also there to see Gorsuch sworn in. A number of Republican lawmakers showed up for the small ceremony, though few Democratic party lawmakers were represented.

Source: AOL
Photo: Bradd Jaffy/Twitter

Ginsburg's expression got a lot of attention.

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