Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch's Hearings to Begin March 20

17 February, 2017, 00:11 | Author: Ora Austin
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Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., may have shared a few laughs on Thursday with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, but he walked away with concerns about the judge's candidacy for the high court.

A statement from Grassley noted Gorsuch's hearing will begin 48 days following the announcement of his nomination, similar to the timelines put together for Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

The high-profile affair, which is expected to last three or four days, is the next battleground in the fight over President Donald Trump's pick to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the high court. Committee questioning of Gorsuch will begin on Tuesday, March 21 Testimony by outside legal experts, including the American Bar Association, will follow.

"I appreciated the opportunity to meet with Judge Gorsuch today". "He's a mainstream judge".

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As parents of two young children, proud Missoulians and attorneys who value the rule of law, we strongly believe that the United States must have an independent judiciary to serve as a check on extreme and unconstitutional policies that threaten our democracy.

More than 100 civil rights groups have fired off a letter to senators to oppose Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, The Washington Times reported.

The Senate Democratic leader said he pressed Gorsuch on a number of issues, including Trump's immigration ban and claims of voter fraud as well as a clause in the Constitution prohibiting the president from receiving gifts from foreign leaders. Schumer also rebuked a potential tactic that Senate Republicans could use called the "nuclear option", which would allow Gorsuch to be confirmed with a simple 51-vote majority.

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