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Gorsuch's team deploys 'no stone unturned' campaign before Senate vote on Supreme Court bid

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's team is mounting a multi-pronged final push to persuade Senate Democrats to support the judge's confirmation ahead of next week's Senate vote on his bid.

Gorsuch's team told the Washington Examiner he will meet with six more senators this week ahead of next week's vote. Former New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte shepherded Gorsuch to meetings with 72 senators before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Gorsuch's nomination began.

Ron Bonjean, a communications strategist for Gorsuch, and Rob Collins, a strategic adviser to the White House on the confirmation battle, have been coordinating with the White House and congressional Republicans for a series of activities to boost Gorsuch in the final days before Friday's scheduled vote.

Bonjean has worked with the White House, Senate and outside political groups, while Collins has worked with political and business leaders on outreach to specific senators, governors and attorneys general to land endorsements of Gorsuch.

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