"I obviously don't agree with — and I don't think those comments are reflective of the people I worked with throughout my career," he told the committee.
Lawrence VanDyke, Trump pick for 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, accused of having anti-gay views
Meanwhile, Carrie Severino, chief counsel for the Judicial Crisis Network, which backs the president's judicial nominees, said Mr. VanDyke would protect vital interests facing the people living in the 9th Circuit.
Trump defies Harris, Feinstein with re-nomination of Bumatay for 9th Circuit