The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch by a party-line vote of 11-9. Gorsuch's nomination now heads to the full Senate, where Democrats are threatening to mount a filibuster against him and Republicans are threatening to go "nuclear" and eliminate the filibuster for all SCOTUS nominees.
- The Trump administration is reportedly reaching out to members of the House Freedom Caucus in an attempt to modify and revive the failed Obamacare replacement bill.
- A suspected chemical gas attack in Syria has killed dozens.
- Authorities in Russia now say that yesterday's bombing on the St. Petersburg subway was "possibly a suicide attack."
- "Two years before joining the Trump campaign as a foreign policy adviser, New York business consultant Carter Page was targeted for recruitment as an intelligence source by Russian spies promising favors for business opportunities in Russia, according to a sealed FBI complaint."