7 Takeaways From Judge Gorsuch’s Confirmation Hearing
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...