Two Democratic senators, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, announced Thursday that they will vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, bucking their own party’s leadership.
The National Rifle Association will be considering senators’ support of Neil Gorsuch in the upcoming elections.
Representative Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.) was confirmed as Secretary of the Interior on Wednesday. The congressman received bipartisan support, passing the full Senate by a vote of 68-31.
Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) released a statement Monday criticizing the violent protests in her state that broke out the prior day over the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) on Thursday slammed Hillary Clinton’s recent remark at a fundraiser that half of Donald Trump’s supporters are in a “basket of deplorables.”