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7 Takeaways From Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearing

Mar 22, 2017 - The New York Times

Here are highlights from Judge Neil M. Gorsuch’s second day of questioning at his Senate confirmation hearings:

■ Senator Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat, asked Judge Gorsuch why, when he was a Bush administration Justice Department official in 2005, he had scribbled “yes” on a document beside a question about whether C.I.A. torture of terrorism suspects had yielded valuable intelligence. He said was merely acting as a lawyer.

■ Senator Patrick J. Leahy, a Democrat, pushed Jud...