Democrats force delay in Senate committee vote on Gorsuch nomination
Posted: 12:12 pm Monday, March 27th, 2017
By Jamie Dupree
Democrats used rules in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday to force a one week delay in a vote on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court, as Democratic opponents sent mixed signals on whether or not they would lead an all-out filibuster against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
The delay by Democrats – which they can do only once before the Judiciary Committee – also included two other top nominations by President Trump to the Justice Department.
All three of those nominees are expected to gain committee approval next week – from there, it is on to the Senate floor.
BREAKING: Democrats force one-week delay in committee vote on Supreme Court nominee, choice still on track with GOP support.