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McConnell: Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed to Supreme Court "one way or the other" this week

04/02/2017 11:22 AM

As Democrats in the U.S. Senate look to deny Neil Gorsuch the 60 votes needed for his confirmation to the Supreme Court, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Gorsuch will take a spot on the high court “one way or the other” this week. McConnell, appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, made clear he’s prepared to evoke the so-called “nuclear option” to confirm Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, changing the Senate’s rules and eliminating the 60-vote threshold needed to affirm... Read more 


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