Apr 3, 2017

Gorsuch clears committee vote

Susan Walsh / AP

The Senate Judiciary Committee cleared Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with a vote of 11-9, sending him to the full Senate for a vote later this week.

What's next: The Democrats secured enough votes Monday to filibuster Gorsuch's nomination, so the Republicans are going to "go nuclear" to force Gorsuch through with a simple majority of 51.

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