Schumer, Blumenthal Criticize Gorsuch For Labor Rulings

By Michael Macagnone (March 15, 2017, 2:59 PM EDT) -- A pair of top Democrats continued their criticism of President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court pick Wednesday, saying Judge Neil Gorsuch "has to answer" questions on his prior cases on consumer protections and labor law.

At a press conference Wednesday, Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said that Gorsuch's record on the Tenth Circuit shows that he is willing to side with corporate interests over the average American and previewed some of their questions for Judge Gorsuch's confirmation hearing next week before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Schumer, the minority leader, said that Gorsuch "sides with the powerful few over...

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