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Senate GOP 'Goes Nuclear,' Clearing Way For Trump Court Pick04:56

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Senate Republicans invoked the so-called "nuclear option," eliminating the 60-vote threshold for Supreme Court nominees so they can overcome Democratic opposition to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest on the Gorsuch showdown from NPR congressional reporter Scott Detrow (@scottdetrow).

With reporting from The Associated Press

This article was originally published on April 06, 2017.

This segment aired on April 6, 2017.


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