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Congress: Democrats raise agency deference, ESPS stay in early Gorsuch attacks

March 20, 2017
Democratic senators in their opening statements for the first of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's week-long hearings are raising early attacks to oppose the nominee, including his opposition to agencies' deference and the potential he would be a solid GOP vote for party-line 5-4 rulings like the court's stay of EPA's power plant climate rule. The Senate Judiciary Committee devoted its March 20 proceedings -- the first day of the Gorsuch hearing -- to opening statements by legislators and the...

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