Senate hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch to begin March 20

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.

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"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.

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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.

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