VIDEO: Kennedy’s Opening Statement In The Neil Gorsuch Hearings

From a press release Louisiana’s junior senator just put out…

Today in the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) issued the following statement on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court:

“When I am evaluating candidates for judicial positions, I’m looking for a judge, not someone blinded by ideology. I’m not interested in people who want to use the judiciary to advance their personal policy goals. I want them to apply the law as it is, as best they understand it, not try to reshape the law as they wish it to be,” said Sen. Kennedy. “I also want a person who is intellectually curious, earnest is his desire to rule fairly, and willing to fight for his view of justice – sort of a cross between Socrates and Dirty Harry. I believe Judge Gorsuch is that person.”

And here’s video of Kennedy’s statement…

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