Republicans control the Senate 52-48, meaning they need to win over eight Democrats to block a filibuster. "But I was taught that two wrongs don't make a right". Republican Senate leaders hope to confirm him on April 7. Coons doesn't think Gorsuch will get the 60 votes necessary for confirmation under a Democratic filibuster .
In an email to ESPN after the suspension was announced, his agent, Andrew Kessler, wrote: "It is very unfortunate that T.J. will miss the first eight games this season, but he and I are both looking forward to him returning to regular-season action when eligible".
Georgia officials inspecting the fiery collapse of a major interstate highway bridge in Atlanta said on Friday the fix timetable was unclear but expect a "time-consuming event". Authorities worked through the night to access the bridge and ensure the risks from the collapse are contained. Amelia Ford, who lives in Atlanta , opted to find another route to work by auto Friday said it took her 45 minutes to travel 3 miles from her home to the nearest open interstate exit.
Department of Justice attorney Chad Readler argues Hawaii has only made generalized concerns about effects to students and tourism. Any harm to Hawaii would be minimal because only 20 of the nearly 500,000 refugees who came to the US during the past eight years settled in the state, Readler said.
At 4:10 p.m., Gov. Roy Cooper announced that he has signed the bill repealing House Bill 2. If approved, the bill would then go to Cooper. " Compromise requires give and take from all sides, and we are pleased this proposal fully protects bathroom safety and privacy ", Berger and Moore said in a statement .
A judge there blocked the six-nation travel ban but said it wasn't clear that the suspension of the refugee program was similarly motivated by religious bias. The ruling will stay in place until Watson orders otherwise and won't be suspended if the government appeals. The government attorney replied that 20 is simply a small number of refugees.