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Supreme Court / Trump's Pick / Gorsuch / Interviews & Discussion #1106666

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
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(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN's Dana Bash about the Supreme Court nomination. [BASH - offers views on the coming political fight over the nomination.] [TRUMP  - announces Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for the Supreme Court to succeed Antonin Scalia; outlines Gorsuch's background.] [GORSUCH - reads statement about his judicial background, thanking various judges for his legal training, his view of the law.]

(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with CNN's Nia Malika Henderson, John King, Dana Bash, legal analyst Joan Biskupic, George Washington University law professor Jeffrey Rosen about the nomination. [BASH, KING, BISKUPIC, ROSEN - offer views on the conservative nominee to replace Scalia, the likely Democratic opposition during the confirmation process, how he is a Republican pick, his mother's role in the Reagan administration, his legal position on assisted suicide & regulations, how Democrats will go after Gorsuch.]

(White House: Jim Acosta) An interview held with Representative Kevin McCarthy about the nomination. [McCARTHY - backs Gorsuch as a judge's judge; lauds Trump's rollout of the court nomination.]

(Washington: Wolf Blitzer; Supreme Court: Pamela Brown) The Gorsuch nomination discussed.

(Studio: Jake Tapper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, former Senator Rick Santorum, Christine Quinn & David Chalian about Gorsuch. [SANTORUM, QUINN - offer views on Gorsuch's views on assisted suicide, abortion rights.]

(White House: Jim Acosta) Live interview held with Senator Ted Cruz about Gorsuch. [CRUZ - offers views on the nomination of a constitutionalist to replace Scalia, how the Democrats are engaged in partisan obstruction, but the Senate will confirm him.]

(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Live interviews held with Senators Mike Lee & Richard Blumenthal about the Supreme Court nominations. [LEE - backs Gorsuch as an extraordinary judge.] [BLUMENTHAL - says he believes Gorsuch may have an agenda out of the mainstream & may move to overturn Roe v. Wade.]

(Studio: Jake Tapper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, former Senator Rick Santorum, Christine Quinn & David Chalian about Gorsuch. [BORGER, CHALIAN, SANTORUM, QUINN - offer views on the varied Democratic tone about Gorsuch, the loud voices in opposition, what Senator Chuck Schumer may/should do.]

Reporter(s):
Blitzer, Wolf;
Acosta, Jim;
Brown, Pamela;
Tapper, Jake
Duration:
00:45:30

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