It’s a done deal. Mr. Associate Justice Neal Gorsuch.
BEFORE THE VOTE:
After Democrats forced Republicans to invoke the Harry Reid Rule to close debate on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be an up or down vote on confirmation with only 51 votes needed to confirm. The vote is expected to start at 11:30 a.m. Eastern.
Considering that 55 Senators voted to close debate, confirmation is all but assured despite a smear campaign by Democrat Senators and activist groups.
Remember that some of the most vocal Democrats were in favor of elimination of the judicial filibuster in 2013 when Harry Reid did it, which is why it should be called the Harry Reid Rule. Jeff Merkley predicted End Times after the Gorsuch cloture vote, yet supported the Harry Reid Rule in 2013:
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