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Gorsuch will be confirmed 'one way or another': Cornyn

Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 01:24

The Senate's second-ranking Republican, John Cornyn, says Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed this week, ''one way or another.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The Senate's second-ranking Republican, John Cornyn, says President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed this week, "one way or another." Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation, Cornyn said the attempt by Democrats to block a confirmation vote using a procedural hurdle called a filibuster is, "their last gasp." The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote on sending the nomination to the Senate floor on April 3. Republican Senate leaders hope to confirm Gorsuch on April 7. Republicans control the Senate 52-48, meaning they need to win over eight Democrats to block a filibuster. The confirmation vote itself would require a simple majority.

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Gorsuch will be confirmed 'one way or another': Cornyn

Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 01:24