GOP chairman praises Supreme Court pick as hearing opens
He pledged to be independent or "hang up the robe". "For the truth is, a judge who likes every outcome he reaches is probably a pretty bad judge, stretching for the policy results he prefers rather than those the law compels".
In the presidential election between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, Cruz said, "the people chose originalism, textualism and the rule of law".
Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono delivered some of the sharpest criticism of the day, saying that in reviewing Gorsuch's opinions, "I have not seen that the rights of minorities are a priority for you".
Gorsuch has been through the confirmation process before.
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Gardner referenced a variety of Colorado lawmakers in his speech, including praise from former Gov. Bill Ritter and former Attorney General John Suthers. The question and answer sessions will follow on Tuesday and Wednesday. Committee chairman Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said he expects a committee vote on Gorsuch's nomination on April 3, which would allow the full Senate to take up the nomination that week. Will Gorsuch provide that accountability as a justice, and what was his role in those arguments while at DOJ?
What happens next week will provide much information about whether Gorsuch will actually become a justice.
Many of the Democrats are ready to put up a fight, having not forgiven the Republicans for blocking a confirmation hearing on Judge Merrick Garland, the highly regarded, liberal appeals court judge who was President Obama's choice to replace Scalia. Dianne Feinstein on the Senate Judiciary Committee. "'Gorsuch's nomination represents an imminent threat to America's most cherished rights and most vulnerable citizens, and millions of Americans across the country are demanding that Democratic leadership use everything in their power to block it, ' the alliance said". "It's the type of acclaim we keep hearing from Democrats and Republicans in the legal community".
"If you believe this has been a great plan to get a Trump nominee on the court you had to believe Trump was going to win to begin with".
Said Graham: "I don't feel like any injustice has been done to anybody here". This should take the balance of the day on Wednesday, after which we expect the actual hearing to conclude.
The most famous modern cases dealing with "substantive rights not expressly enumerated in the text of the Constitution or its amendments" are Griswold v. CT (1965), which recognized a constitutional right to privacy, and Roe v. Wade (1973), which said the right to privacy included "a woman's decision whether or not to terminate her pregnancy".
In 2013, when Democrats were in the majority they changed the rules so that federal judges could be confirmed with a simple majority vote, but they maintained the long-standing requirement that Supreme Court picks would first need 60 votes to move their confirmation forward without the threat of a filibuster.
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Manchester City have been charged by the FA for failing to control their players during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Liverpool. We are fighting every single game to be in the four who qualify for the Champions League.
On Friday, Trump said he was "100 percent" committed to the bill after his meeting with conservative lawmakers. During a House Budget Committee meeting last week, Bergman voted yes to send the bill to the full House.
Lamptey can appeal to Federation Internationale de Football Association and then the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Ghanaian official Joseph Lamptey took charge of the game between South Africa and Senegal in November a year ago .
Now, Democrats say the past year amounts to a Republican attempt to pack the courts with politically conservative appointees. This should take the balance of the day on Wednesday, after which we expect the actual hearing to conclude.
US investigators say Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the hacking into the computers at the Democratic National Committee. The Senate Intelligence Committee has scheduled a similar hearing for later in the month.
Highly ranked UFC light heavyweight fighter Ryan Bader now has a new home as he is the latest addition to the Bellator MMA family. It can't be understated that Wanderlei Silva and Sonnen have been feuding since those golden days of 2010 and 2011 in MMA.
Abbadi thanked Trump for removing Iraq from a travel ban affecting several Muslim-majority countries. Both the initial January 27 travel ban and the revised version have been blocked by federal courts.
Their upcoming slate also features another beloved animated film, Mulan , but there will be a few differences in the approach. As previously reported, Disney bought a script penned by writing team Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek two years ago.
Conservatives on health care bill: Negotiations are over
Three of Pennsylvania's 13 congressional Republicans have said they plan to vote "no" on the bill, each citing different reasons. The repeal legislation, titled the American Health Care Act, faces a steep climb on its way to President Trump's desk.
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Cowboys re-sign backup QB Kellen Moore
No terms were disclosed, though ESPN's Todd Archer reported Moore signed a one-year deal . "He fits here real well". Quarterback Kellen Moore agreed to re-sign with the Dallas Cowboys, the team announced Monday.
Oil drops on rising USA drilling, steady OPEC supply
Traders continue to worry about OPEC's ability to reduce the supply glut and extend the deal for another six months. With current supply and demand trends, OPEC can hope for, at best, a reduction of about 500,000 barrels a day.
First Autistic Muppet to debut next month on "Sesame Street"
Jeanette Betancourt , senior vice president of USA social impact at the nonprofit Sesame Workshop , said in a statement . But the inclusion of Julia on the live-action show is important-so much so that she's making headlines around the world.