Joe Manchin III

Gorsuch to Democrats: No return to 'horse and buggy days'

Gorsuch to Democrats: No return to 'horse and buggy days'

Assured of support from majority Republicans, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrapped up two days of Senate questioning Wednesday to glowing GOP reviews but complaints from frustrated Democrats that he concealed his views from the American public.

Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge in Denver, refused repeated attempts to get him to talk about key legal and political issues of the day. But he did tell Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who worried that Gorsuch would vote to restrict abortion, that "no one is looking to return us to horse and buggy days."

The Supreme Court itself threw one surprise Gorsuch's way when it ruled unanimously...

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