On Monday morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee began four days of hearings on Judge Neil Gorsuch, nominated by President Trump to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat. In his first comments on Monday afternoon after opening statements from members of the Judiciary Committee, Gorsuch vowed to be a "faithful servant of the Constitution" if confirmed. "My decisions have never reflected a judgment about the people before me — only a judgment about the law and the facts at issue in each particular case," Gorsuch said. On Tuesday and Wednesday, each senator will have at least 50 minutes to question the conservative federal appellate judge from Colorado, and witnesses will speak for or against Gorsuch on Wednesday and Thursday. Republicans are united in their support for Gorsuch, while no Democrats have said yet they will vote for him.

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