Advice and Consent
1991. Sen. Simon also explains why he feels there should be a delay in Senators' public comments about how they feel about Supreme Court nominees.
Senator Paul Simon, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, discussed his book Advice and Consent: Clarence Thomas, Robert Bork and the Intriguing History of the Supreme Court’s Nomination Battles, published by National Press Books. Sen. Simon spoke on his career as a politician and author, his experiences on the Judiciary Committee, and the Supreme Court nomination battles that have preceded the battle over Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in
1991. Sen. Simon also explains why he feels there should be a delay in Senators' public comments about how they feel about Supreme Court nominees. close
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Paul Simon U.S. Senator [D] Illinois
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