Today, Judge Gorsuch will be meeting with three Senate Democrat that are trying to have it both ways with Supreme Court nomination votes. Senators Shaheen, Leahy, and Whitehouse have all called for up-and-down votes in the past, but now are flirting with a filibuster.
February 15, 2017
Three Senate Dems To Watch Today
TO THE ARCHIVES: Here is what these three Democrat Senators have said in the past…
Shaheen (just last week): “Everybody I’ve talked to agrees he should get a hearing and an up-or-down vote.” (2/7/17)
Leahy: “The next nominee to the Supreme Court deserves full and fair consideration by the Senate. That includes a timely hearing and then have an up-or-down vote.” (2/23/16)
Whitehouse: “United States Senators have always carried out their duty to consider and vote on the President’s Supreme Court nominations.” (Press Release, 4/6/16)