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Gorsuch steers around sharp questions at hearing Day 3

Gorsuch steers around sharp questions at hearing Day 3

Democrats, who have slim chances of blocking his nomination, have questioned his suitability, with some portraying him as favouring corporate interests and insufficiently independent from Trump. These include Hobby Lobby , where he ruled that the chain wasn't required to provide free contraception coverage; A case where he ruled that a trucking company was justified in firing a trucker who abandoned his cargo when his vehicle broke down in sub-zero temperatures; and a college professor who ...


Hickenlooper: Perhaps Gorsuch confirmation should be delayed as clouds gather over Trump

Hickenlooper: Perhaps Gorsuch confirmation should be delayed as clouds gather over Trump

For each issue, Gorsuch , 49, had a ready answer. Throughout Tuesday morning, Gorsuch tried to emphasize that he has a balanced record. "[The] principle that you don't identify the lawyer with the particular view of the client or the views that the lawyer advances on behalf of a client is critical to the fair administration of justice", Durbin said , citing now-Chief Justice John Roberts' response to a question on the topic during his hearings.


Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake asks Gorsuch popular horse, duck question during hearing

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake asks Gorsuch popular horse, duck question during hearing

Democrats were "hyperventilating" at the prospect of Gorsuch filling the vacant seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Sasse said Monday on Fox News Channel's " Special Report ". He also invoked the fifth when asked if he ever wore a tank top under his judicial robes. Gorsuch was answering questions from Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, who referred to Trump as the "elephant in the room" in Gorsuch's hearing.


Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Team Trump casts cloud over Supreme Court process

Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Team Trump casts cloud over Supreme Court process

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch drew fire in his Senate confirmation hearing because of a new high court decision Wednesday unanimously rejecting his position on the educational rights of disabled students. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Gorsuch said he "would have walked out the door" had Trump asked him to do so. She also expressed concern to Gorsuch that he had "been able to avoid any specificity like no one I have ever seen before" and that his originalist interpretation of the ...


Gov. Asa Hutchinson To Reaveal Plans For Campus-Carry Bill

Gov. Asa Hutchinson To Reaveal Plans For Campus-Carry Bill

The locations affected by the law include college campuses, churches, athletic events, and government buildings. The law takes effect September 1, but Arkansas residents likely won't be allowed to carry concealed weapons into the expanded locations until early next year.


Key conservative: GOP doesn't have votes on healthcare repeal

Key conservative: GOP doesn't have votes on healthcare repeal

That means that in order to win passage, Republicans leaders can not afford to lose more than 22 votes from members of the GOP caucus. But maybe that's okay from Trump's and Ryan's perspective: The first, largest hurdle is clearing the House, and if clearing the House requires convincing conservatives that a little procedural hocus pocus can be done in the Senate to repeal all of the ObamaCare regulations in one fell swoop, why not convince them and let them pass the bill? "I'm still a no, ...