Neil Gorsuch to Face ‘Rigorous’ Confirmation Hearing

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Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, faces the Senate Judiciary Committee today for his confirmation hearings.

The 49-year-old is a judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, a position he assumed in 2006 after he was nominated by President George W. Bush.

Carl Tobis, a legal expert and law professor, said Gorsuch’s hearings will likely be “rigorous” but “respectful.” Democrats are expected to question Gorsuch on his involvement with national-security policies during his term as a lawyer in George W. Bush’s administration and his rulings against the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive-coverage requirements, among other areas. Read more at ABC NEWS.

{Matzav.com}