Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky signals a thumbs-up as he leaves the Senate chamber Thursday, after he led the GOP majority to change Senate rules and lower the vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees from 60 votes to a simple majority in order to advance Neil Gorsuch to a confirmation vote.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky signals a thumbs-up as he leaves the Senate chamber Thursday, after he led the GOP majority to change Senate rules and lower the vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees from 60 votes to a simple majority in order to advance Neil Gorsuch to a confirmation vote. J. Scott Applewhite Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky signals a thumbs-up as he leaves the Senate chamber Thursday, after he led the GOP majority to change Senate rules and lower the vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees from 60 votes to a simple majority in order to advance Neil Gorsuch to a confirmation vote. J. Scott Applewhite Associated Press

Gorsuch, precedent, punishment and the nuclear option

April 07, 2017 10:39 AM