As a reminder, the “nuclear option” refers to a move by the majority party in Senate — in this case the Democrats — to change the Senate rules to allow most executive branch and judicial nominations to be approved with a simple majority – 51 votes — rather than the 60 votes now required. Under longstanding rules, the minority party has been able to block a nomination with just 41 votes, commonly called a filibuster.“He’s perfect in almost every way”: Trump meets with SCOTUS groups day after Gorsuch pick https://t.co/3H8HckvhLB https://t.co/QVQ1aiHwIq— CNN (@CNN) February 1, 2017
"I want Gorsuch to go through an elegant process, as opposed to a demeaning process... of course the press can be very demeaning too, so..."
Judge Gorsuch met with VP Pence And Leader McConnell earlier in the day...TRUMP: Want Gorsuch to go thru "elegant process, as opposed to a demeaning process...of course the press can be very demeaning too, so..." pic.twitter.com/OoDKqPCHK2— Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) February 1, 2017
JUST IN: Trump SCOTUS pick Judge Gorsuch appears with @VP & @SenateMajLdr on Capitol Hill https://t.co/9a3My30S7u https://t.co/H7R1ihWWHD
Ya have to love this guy lol