Thomas Confirmation Hearing Reaction

Members of the Senate Judiciary committee offered their remarks to reporters at the close of the first day of Senate confirmation hearings for… read more

Members of the Senate Judiciary committee offered their remarks to reporters at the close of the first day of Senate confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas. Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Howard Metzenbaum, and Senator Alan Simpson offered brief statements concerning the first day of confirmation hearings. The senators spoke live from the floor of the Senate Russell Office Building where the confirmation hearings are being held. Senator Danforth, Judge Thomas’s former boss and chief sponsor of Judge Thomas in the Senate, and Constance Newman remarked that they saw the opening day of hearings as successful for Clarence Thomas. Senator Danforth was one of the formal introducers of Clarence Thomas to the Senate Judiciary Committee and Ms. Newman has worked with Clarence Thomas over the last two months helping to prepare Mr. Thomas for the confirmation hearing process. close

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Program ID:
21108-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 1991 | 5:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 10, 1991 | 5:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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