Senate Judiciary Committee

Decoder: Five Takeaways From the Gorsuch Hearings
 

Capitol Ink | Gorsuch On Ice

Leahy Presses Gorsuch on ‘Muslim Ban’
 

Gorsuch on Judicial Independence: ‘That’s a Softball’
 

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch fielded questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee on the second day of his confirmation hearings Tuesday. When asked by Chairman Charles E. Grassley if he would have any trouble ruling against President Donald Trump, Gorsuch called it a “softball question.”

Watch Booker’s Full Testimony Against Sessions
 

Protesters Escorted Out of Sessions Hearing
 

Ep. 33: Senate Hearing on Trump’s Pick for Justice Department Could Preview Supreme Court Battle
The Week Ahead

Even before President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in, the Senate will move forward with a hearing on Trump’s nomination of Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions to head the Justice Department, which has already inspired fierce opposition and support, say CQ Roll Call’s Legal Affairs writer Todd Ruger and Senior Political reporter Alex Roarty. Sessions’ hearing could also set the tone for Trump’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination.

Show Notes:

When Is a Meeting Not a Meeting?
Grassley-Garland breakfast a classic of the genre

Merrick Garland (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

At least Merrick Garland will get a free breakfast.  

The Obama administration’s Supreme Court pick will enjoy a morning meal on Tuesday at the invitation of Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley, who has a major say in whether to advance Garland’s nomination.