Democrats FIRE UP the Attacks Ahead of Supreme Court Showdown
The Senate Democrats are unlimbering all their guns in an attempt to shoot down President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Senator Chuck Schumer is arranging a Wednesday event to introduce “victims” of past Judge Gorsuch rulings. You can be sure that this is scripted for the greatest teary eyed effect.
As Written By Jordain Carney for The Hill:
Senate Democrats are taking their opening shots at President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, ahead of a confirmation battle set to begin next week.
Democrats and outside groups are painting Gorsuch as anti-worker and questioning if he’ll be willing to stand up to the Trump administration.
Up until now, the confirmation process for Gorsuch has largely been free of drama. The lack of fireworks has bolstered confidence among Republicans that he will ultimately be confirmed.
But Democratic lawmakers and their allies on the left are seeking to change that by turning up the pressure.
Winnie Stachelberg, the external affairs executive vice president for the Center for American Progress (CAP), said at an event with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Monday that CAP believes the Senate “should firmly reject” Gorsuch.
“The broad question presented by this nomination is: Will we allow the court to become a full-fledged promoter of pro-corporate, anti-consumer, anti-worker, anti-small-business, anti-middle-class agenda for decades?” she asked.
Democrats are focusing on that message as they gear up for next week’s fight.
Matt House, a spokesman for Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Twitter Monday, “Judge Gorsuch has repeatedly sided with…..
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