February 27, 2017

Statement from Senator Hassan Following Her Meeting with U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

Statement from Senator Hassan Following Her Meeting with U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

WASHINGTON - Today, Senator Maggie Hassan released the following statement after meeting with President Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch:

"I appreciated the opportunity to meet with Judge Gorsuch and to discuss the importance of a strong and independent judiciary. In our conversation, I highlighted the critical role the judicial branch plays in protecting the civil rights of all Americans, including a woman's constitutionally protected right to make her own health decisions. I also emphasized the importance ofensuring equality for LGBTQ individuals, as well as my concerns with the influence of unlimited corporate and dark money in American politics. I will continue to thoroughly vet Judge Gorsuch's record and views throughout the hearing process."

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