The Democratic leader in the Senate, Chuck Schumer of NY, was among five senators to declare their opposition to Gorsuch Thursday, even before the Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination had ended. "Judge Gorsuch's opinions often reflect a commitment to satisfy his judicial philosophy more than to grapple with the complex circumstances faced by ordinary Americans."Republicans will need 60 votes to confirm Gorsuch". Schumer said Gorsuch failed to convince him he would be "an independent check on a president who has shown nearly no restraint from executive overreach" or that he would be a neutral justice "free from the biases of politics and ideology".
Schumer said Gorsuch "was unable to sufficiently convince me he'd be an independent check" on President Trump.
"Whatever it takes to get him on the court, I will do", the South Carolina Republican told "The Mike Gallagher Show", when asked about the nuclear option. A decade ago, Graham became part of the "Gang of 14", which negotiated allowing most of the stalled nominees to get a final confirmation vote in exchange for not abolishing the filibuster in the future.
The cloture vote refers to the Senate process for filibusters. Since there aren't 60 votes in the Senate for Trump's nominee, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is going to have an interesting decision to make.
During the hearing, the Supreme Court unanimously rejected Judge Gorsuch's extreme reasoning in a related case.
There's also an important political goal that can be served by elevating this controversy, even if Gorsuch can't be stopped.
That's when he said that Schumer has "poisoned" the Court. Gorsuch said that he has no intentions of considering Trump's standing regarding controversial topics such as abortion and stressed: "No man is above the law". Kirsten Gillibrand - who have said they'll oppose Gorsuch.
Watch Rihanna React to Her "Bates Motel" Sex Scene
The upcoming episode of the series will bring the highly anticipated twist to Marion's character as she checks into Bates Motel . Her reactions were hilarious, especially when a sex scene popped up onscreen and she recoiled at the "gross" kissing sounds.
Terence Slowey, on behalf of councillors and council management and staff, has extended his deepest sympathy to Mr. Mr Adams said Mr McGuinness was born into an "Orange state which did not want him or his kind".
But Gorelick said the goal of the trust wasn't to shield Trump from everything, but to remove her from the day-to-day operations. Thus far her influence has been from the outside in, and any involvement has been unofficial .
Spicer said reporters have jumped to conclusions and falsely assumed in some instances that the president was golfing. Spicer was asked Monday at a White House press conference how Trump's golf playing is "any different", from Obama's.
NY could slide Starlin Castro over to shortstop, or use Ronald Torreyes or Tyler Wade to fill in while Gregorius is on the shelf. He started every one of those contests at shortstop, putting the Yankees in a bit of a quandary entering opening day.
Mane said patients were inconvenienced because of the doctors' protest. "It is about safety of resident doctor's across state". Following the protest by doctors, police arrested the 7 to 8 accused allegedly involved in the case.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson said that several people had viewed the video on social media but did not notify police. The girl's mother was told by an uncle that her daughter looked to be the subject of a gang rape video on Facebook.
And current Derry player Josh Daniels lost his mother, sister, brother in law and nephews in the Buncrana pier tragedy in Donegal. Derry City chairman Phil O'Doherty also told of a "leader on and off the field", adding: "This news is so hard to take in".
Schindler apologized for the instances "where brands' ads appeared on content that was not aligned with their values". Although Google has "strict policies that define where Google ads should appear...at times we don't get it right".
Piggy Bank's shell was cracked, swollen and infected when she was found, leaving her rescuers anxious that she had a tumour. Omsin, a 25-year-old turtle who underwent surgery to remove 915 coins from her stomach , has sadly died.
The story turned out to be false, and Welch was arrested for brandishing an AR-15 rifle and revolver while in the restaurant. At about 3 p.m., he marched inside the restaurant, which was occupied by employees and customers, including children.
Both bills call for taxing marijuana at $50 per ounce, wholesale level, plus the standard IL sales tax rate. Bruce Rauner, told Chicagoist via email that "the two bills are now under review" by the governor's office.
Datone Jones signs deal with Vikings
Jones played in a 3-4 defense with the Packers as an outside linebacker, but will play defensive end in a 4-3 with the Vikings. It would be easy to find a veteran to add to the mix such as Connor Barwin or Chris Long, but that is rarely Thompson's style.
What's New in Android O!
As of now this is only a guess that Google might be bringing forward the support for more themes with the gen-next Android OS. One of the features that will definitely make users excited about the "O" is the Picture-in-Picture feature.
Google Maps Now Lets You Track Exactly Where Your Friends Are
The recipient will get a link that launches a Google Map featuring a floating blue dot that represents your real-time whereabouts. User can also use the feature to allow authorized people to follow them if they are making a trip to specified destination.
Manipur CM N Biren Singh to face floor test today
The Congress had emerged as the largest party in the state winning 28 seats, however the party fell short of majority. Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh will be facing the crucial floor test in the state Assembly today.
Uber president Jeff Jones resigns
Liane Hornsey, Uber's new head of human resources, said more than 100 "listening sessions" had taken place across the company. His team is collecting information through interviews and anonymous tip lines, with findings expected at the end of April.
HSBC 'processed £435m of laundered Russian cash'
The trail found that HSBC had processed $545.3m (£441m), RBS $113.1m (£91m) and Coutts $32.8m (£26.5) of Laundromat cash. The paper also claimed that maybe as much as £65bn has been moved from Russian Federation between 2010 and 2014.
French candidates face off in first debate
Hamon, for his part, took issue with Le Pen's claim that public schools are wracked by violence, calling her remarks "nauseating". A high abstention rate could benefit Le Pen as polls consistently show that her supporters are the most certain of their vote.
Brexit: Article 50 will be triggered next week
It's not the first time that a "transitional" deal has been mentioned but this has always been followed by other controversies. A fifth said they would not relocate any capacity, and 3 percent planned to increase United Kingdom operations.
Syria: Government forces retake Damascus - SANA
The Islamist Faylaq al-Rahman rebel group and the Fateh al-Sham Front have a presence in the area, the Observatory said . Infantry and tank reinforcements arrived on the government side to repel the attack in the afternoon, the group said.