Gorsuch handled both friendly questions from Republicans and probing queries from Democrats the same way, keeping what he called a ‘rigid neutrality.’
Since Scalia’s death, the court has split 4 to 4 on several cases. Gorsuch’s confirmation would generally restore the court’s 5-4 conservative tilt.
Sen. Mark Kirk and Rep. Tammy Duckworth spent their last debate Friday discussing medical marijuana, the Supreme Court and Donald Trump.
Democrats allied with the White House are targeting Sen. Mark Kirk over the GOP Senate blockade of the Merrick Garland Supreme Court nomination.