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Gorsuch can't escape travel ban at San Francisco meeting

President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court couldn't escape discussion of the president's travel ban — and even the president — during an appearance Monday at a judicial conference, where a student essay winner compared the ban to Japanese internment and the producer of the musical "Hamilton" said the cast was scared following Trump's election victory.

Gorsuch was a late fill-in at the 9th Circuit conference for fellow Supreme Court justice Anthony Kennedy and took over what was supposed to be Kennedy's role of welcoming new U.S. citizens.

Gorsuch was among three justices who said in June that Trump's ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries...