The Senate Judiciary Committee was in position to approve the nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of Colorado later on Monday and send it to the deeply divided Senate.

If the Democrats filibuster the nomination, it appears that the Republican may invoke the “nuclear option” which means that they will get whatever they want on everything (via a simple majority) moving forward.

Source: Senate Democrats Appear Poised to Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination – The New York Times

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