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In his second day of confirmation hearings, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch spent Tuesday answering harsh questions from Senate Democrats. I picked out three highlights that revealed how smoothly he handled the barrage. First up, Sen. Dick Durbin (D–IL):
The committee’s ranking Democrat, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D–CA), brought more aggressive questioning:
Finally, Sen. Franken (D–MN) reveals all of the Democrats’ frustration at their inability to trip up the nominee:
Considering his performance today, it’s easy to see why the Senate confirmed Gorsuch to the 10th Circuit Court by unanimous consent.