Key moments from SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing

The Colorado judge answered question from lawmakers about the president's travel ban, Roe v. Wade and other hot button issues.
2:51 | 03/21/17

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Transcript for Key moments from SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
No one in the process. At a time I was contacted. An expression of interest for potential interviewed for the time I was nominated. When that process mister chairman asking for any commitments to kind of promises about high rule and any kind of case. I have no difficulty ruling against or for any party. Other then based on what the law and the facts in this particular case require him I have. Offered no promises and I had written in any case. To anyone who and I don't think it's appropriate. For a judge to do so no matter who's doing the asking him I'm not going to say anything here that would give anybody. Any idea I'd rule in any case like that that could come before the Supreme Court or my quarter in the tenth circuit you'll be grossly improper of a judge to do then and nobody is above the law in this country and that includes the president of the United States. Did you ever met president from first dog. And until my interview. And that interview did he ever ask you to overrule roe V Roy knows what would he have done it in if you ask senator. I go to walked up to don't work. It's not what judges two rovers is waiting and we decided in 1973. I pressed the United States Supreme Court. It's been real world. To Jewish students in class that day and raised their hands they knew of a woman who had taken maternity benefits from company and then left the company. IQs for shook hands and not about the question you asked him about the following election. I asked everybody how many have you had questions like this past you and employment environment. And an inappropriate question from the life and the Clinton. I am shocked. Every year senator. How many young women. Racer and. If Republicans and constitution. And practice chief judge America. Beyond us Supreme Court. Today. Cultural. More respected you for her car chief judge Karl on morning and you're domination. It was an out. I understand your respective as the jurors. Very much so senator and whenever I see his name and action to an opinion from its when I read with special care he's an outstanding job. Cusick you're history apparently of this committee has certain senators I explain to you before. I can't get involved in politics there's no such thing as a Republican judge Warren democratic. When we just had a goal judges. In this country.

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