Senators Durbin and Schumer on Supreme Court Nominee

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He explained in… read more

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He explained in detail why Democrats were so upset, primarily due to the way nominee Judge Merrick Garland was treated the previous year. He was followed by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who first talked about Equal Pay Day before turning to the Supreme Court nomination. He explained the rationale behind the threatened filibuster, related the history of the 2013 action by Senate Democrats invoking the nuclear option, and spoke about the previous nomination of Judge Merrick Garland. close

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Senators Durbin and Schumer on Supreme Court Nominee

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Program ID:
426283-2
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 04, 2017 | 12:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 04, 2017 | 12:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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