PoliticalNews.me - Feb 14,2017 - Daines Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch
U.S. SENATE —U.S. Senator Steve Daines released the following statement after meeting with Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.
“Judge Gorsuch will bring impeccable legal qualifications and western commonsense to the U.S. Supreme Court,” Daines stated. “He made clear to me that he understands the proper role of the judiciary and will not legislate from the bench.”
Daines and Gorsuch discussed the Founders’ intent in the Constitution, Second Amendment, separation of powers, the role of government and federalism and the Fourth Amendment.
On January 31, Daines released a statement upon President Trump’s announcement of his decision to nominate Judge Gorsuch.
In the U.S. Senate, Daines is working on issues of critical importance to growing good-paying Montana jobs, developing our state’s energy resources, managing and protecting our public lands and supporting the needs of Montana’s veterans and tribes. He serves on the Senate Committees on Appropriations, Energy and Natural Resources, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Agriculture and Indian Affairs.
Steve has been married to his wife, Cindy, for 30 years. They live in Bozeman and are the parents of four children: David, Annie, Michael and Caroline. Steve and his family are actively involved in their church and community volunteer organizations and enjoy backpacking, hunting, skiing and fishing.