Having completed two long days of grilling before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch leaves us with much to think about. CQ Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings has five key takeaways from the hearings.
Vermont Sen. Patrick J. Leahy pressed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to ban Muslims from entering the United States. See the video for how the federal appeals court judge from Colorado responded.
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.”
“I have no difficulty ruling for or against any party, other than what the law and the facts in a particular case require,” Gorsuch said.