4 takeaways from Day 1 of Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings
"I appreciate all of the attention", Gorsuch said.
Testifying during his first confirmation hearing, Judge Neil Gorsuch contended with significant opposition from Democrats who took issue with their Republican counterparts' refusal to hold a hearing for former President Barack Obama's pick to fill the post: Chief Judge Merrick Garland.
If Sisk is correct, Gorsuch's advice could run afoul of anti-discrimination laws that prohibit prospective employers from making hiring decisions based on pregnancy or sex under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Judge Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing begins on March 20th and both sides of the political aisle are prepping for a battle that has been almost 14 months in the making.
Patrick Leahy of Vermont, a top Democrat on the panel, said Senate Republicans, backed by Trump during his presidential campaign, engaged in an "extraordinary blockade" to keep Garland off the court.
Gorsuch gave a statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday afternoon, defending his record and pledging to be fair and follow the law. Questions have to be pointed and require answers that don't fall into the category of cases or issues the Court may decide.
Gorsuch "implied that women intentionally manipulate companies and plan to disadvantage" them, Sisk said in a letter to lawmakers last week. This might be a good time for a strict constitutionalist - Gorsuch is supposedly one - to deliver a respectful observation about how, if we ignore our federal courts and the rule of law, we introduce anarchy to our constitutional republic. Questioning will begin on Tuesday, and votes in committee and on the Senate floor are expected early next month.
Here are the basics, as I understand them, of next week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch.
What to watch for: Testimony by Judge Gorsuch about executive overreach and Article II powers, a concern during the Obama years and now, alas, the Trump administration. We don't know exactly.
Congressional Democrats have been facing major pressure from the left, as the Times notes, to exact revenge for the Republicans' unprecedented obstruction of Garland's nomination a year ago, and it remains to be seen if they have the will to filibuster Gorsuch's nomination. "Neil is a big Denver Broncos fan, and I can tell you that I'm a big fan of his", he said, which may explain Elway's decision to make the endorsement. Democratic groups are pushing senators to not confirm Gorsuch, pointing to problematic rulings and demanding that the Democrats stand in unity against the nominee.
What if, for example, Gorsuch's record on the appeals court showed he voted against the plaintiff in 83 percent of immigration cases, against the defendant in 92 percent of criminal cases, denied race claims more than 80 percent of the time, and agreed with other Republican-appointed judges 95 percent of the time, Hatch said.
Durbin also told the judge, "You're going to have your hands full with this president", who has attacked individual judges who ruled against him. However, Republicans may not be able to get enough Democratic votes to move forward on the nomination. "It's a lifetime appointment on the nation's highest court". Grassley won reelection with 60 percent of the vote. Some of them, including Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Jon Tester of Montana, say they are open-minded about Gorsuch.
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War Machine found guilty on 29 charges in Christy Mack case
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Warning of snow issued by Met Office
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Oregon Rallies Late To Beat URI, Reach Sweet 16
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Pope apologises for 'sins' in Rwanda
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