Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., may have shared a few laughs on Thursday with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, but he walked away with concerns about the judge's candidacy for the high court. Typically, hearings for Supreme Court nominees last several days, and several weeks may elapse between the conclusion of a hearing and the committee's vote on a nominee, making the prospect of an early-April floor vote unlikely. Jon Tester to strongly oppose Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch. The hearings will include statements from committee members followed by Gorsuch responding to questions and then outside testimony, including representation from the American Bar Association.
But some Republicans are already predicting that Gorsuch will get confirmed.
Graham takes action against granting sanction relief to Russian Federation
Anxious about President Donald Trump's continued praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen.
"Judge Gorsuch has met every demand placed on him", Grassley said.
"The American people deserve a Supreme Court justice who will be independent and not simply serve as a rubber stamp for the President who appointed him", said Wade Henderson, head of the leadership conference. He is well-qualified and respected. With four liberals and four conservatives now on the court, Gorsuch's confirmation would restore the conservative majority that had existed for decades until the February 2016 death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
Low-carbon vehicles claim record United Kingdom market share
Alternative fuel vehicles continued their positive trend (+19.9%) and now have a market share of 4.2%, the highest ever. Petrol vehicle registrations, meanwhile, grew by 8.9% during the month, while diesel registrations fell by 4.3%.
But it remains unclear whether Democrats, in the Senate minority, ultimately will try and block his nomination with a filibuster.
A confirmation vote is expected tomorrow for President Trump's choice to run the EPA, another nominee without unanimous Republican support, Maine GOP Senator Susan Collins says she and Scott Pruitt disagree on the role of the agency.
Heineken agrees to buy Brasil Kirin
The acquisition, dependent on approval by Brazil's antitrust agency, is expected to close in the first half of the year. Brasil Kirin has a particularly strong presence in the North and North East, where HEINEKEN now has less exposure.