ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 01, 2017
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(White House: Jonathan Karl) The politics behind President Trump's Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch examined; scenes shown from Capitol Hill; details given about how Republicans blocked the nomination of President Obama's choice to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia & Gorsuch's background. [TRUMP - tells Senator Mitch McConnell to "go nuclear" if there is gridlock over conformation.] [Senator Jeff MERKLEY- explains why he is against Gorsuch.] [Senator Ben SASSE- backs Gorsuch.] The Democrats' fury over the treatment of Merrick Garland that will be taken out on Gorsuch discussed.
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