The statement kicked off a day of opening statements - and opening statements only - as a kind of appetizer for the main course on Tuesday, when Gorsuch will endure 30-minute rounds of questions from the 20 committee members.
While Gorsuch was the one sitting before the committee, another jurist - Judge Merrick Garland - never was far from the minds of the Democrats as they began their examination of the Supreme Court nominee.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, argued that the Senate owes a president discretion in picking his judicial nominees and pointed out that Gorsuch had received the highest rating possible from the American Bar Association, the "gold standard" in vetting judicial nominees.
Gorsuch, a 49-year-old Colorado native and judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, was nominated by President Trump to the nation's highest court. Dianne Feinstein on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Colorado Springs Gazette tweeted a copy of the letter Monday.
Hawaii Democrat Mazie Hirono told the judge, "You rarely seem to rule in favor of the little guy". Before that, he was a high-ranking official in the Justice Department under President George W. Bush. And I look forward to the conversation we'll all have about the meaning of our Constitution and the job of a Supreme Court Justice in our constitutional scheme, Grassley says. Democratic groups are pushing senators to not confirm Gorsuch, pointing to problematic rulings and demanding that the Democrats stand in unity against the nominee.
"Democrats have failed to demonstrate a strong, unified resistance to this nominee despite the fact that he is an ultra-conservative jurist who will undermine our basic freedoms and threaten the independence of the federal judiciary", they wrote. "And that's a question that [he] needs to confront better than he has". Gorsuch sat and listened, mostly in silence, for more than four hours as Democrats repeatedly talked about the other judge they wished were there instead.
'Judge Gorsuch outlined how law firms, and companies in general, had to ask female interviewees about pregnancy plans in order to protect the company, ' Sisk says.
Denver Broncos general manager John Elway has urged the Senate judiciary committee to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the USA supreme court in an endorsement letter written on official team letterhead.
In October, Cruz suggested that the Senate might choose to leave Scalia's seat open indefinitely if Clinton won the presidential election. "Because that would be an absolute shame if a man of this quality was put up to that neglect".
"I have been approached a couple times (about running for office)", Elway said in a 2015 interview with Fox News.
"We're not hearing from enough of the Democratic senators that they will fight this nomination with everything they have".
The Minnesota Timberwolves agreed to terms on Sunday with free agent forward Omri Casspi, according to multiple reports. Minnesota now is 4.5 games behind the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference playoffs.
The FOMC had previously raised the federal funds target rate to a range of 0.5 to 0.75 percent last December. In a piece for HousingWire , he writes that the Fed's actions might actually be good for the housing market.
In the time it takes to pronounce this sentence, 53 more prescriptions for opioids will have been filled in the united stated. The number and rate of exposure to most opioids has been steadily decreasing since 2009.
The new album is one of the more highly anticipated new albums of the year and you'll want to make sure you get your hands on it. In that opening track, he endearingly admits "I still drunk text J.Lo", a reference to his brief romance with Jennifer Lopez.
AA Roadwatch have warned drivers to take additional care if travelling on the roads while the yellow weather warning is in place. Temperatures are expected to plummet close to or below freezing tonight as a cold weather front moves in across the country.
The counterpoint to this would be that Kaepernick made a decision to opt out of a deal he already had in place with the 49ers. Kaepernick, who plans to stand for the anthem in 2017, was close to landing on a new team, Lynch said.
Whatever happens, though, the new film is sure to be an important movie for little girls (and everyone, really) to see. So, perhaps, moving the film away from musical status is a strategic move to depict a stronger, more independent hero.
Joe Mendoza, while the man was in the station, a deputy learned that he was wanted on a $40,000 felony warrant. Two armored vehicles entered the parking lot about 8 a.m., with one of the vehicles approaching the SUV.
OPEC Oil Output Cuts Slow to Appear in Global Supply
So far, OPEC has delivered almost all the cutbacks it promised, mostly because Saudi Arabia has pulled back more than it agreed. The price action would be more bearish on a move below the 38.2% of the move up from the June 2016 low at the $47.60.
Man Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon
Vanguard gathered that the medical practitioner, who was without a life-jacket, jumped into the lagoon at about 4: 30 pm. As at press time, there has been no trace of Orji, who jumped into the lagoon by Adekunle area of Third Mainland Bridge.