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The Hill's History-Cast: Supreme Sherpas
Ron Bonjean is one of those famous-for-Washington types, and right now he's playing a huge role in President Trump's effort to fill a vacant seat on the Supreme Court with Judge Neil Gorsuch. Ron is what they call a sherpa, and we asked him to tell us about his job.
"Sorry, can't comment on that," he told us.
Okay, Bonjean isn't talking. But we called a bunch of other sherpas, people who helped guide nominees through the Senate confirmation process during the Obama administration, to try to understand their roles better - and to understand how confirmation battles got so contentious.