Advice and consent — or combat?
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 02/12/2017
But last year Republicans refused even to take up the nomination of Mr. Garland, and now Democrats are threatening to return the favor and stall if not defeat the nomination of Judge Gorsuch.
“Now no one from the other party is acceptable,” says Dan Urman, who directs the law and public policy program at Northeastern University. “This is the political equivalent of the Hatfields and McCoys. Each side wants to get even for what happened the last time.”