President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was on Capital Hill Monday to begin his confirmation hearing.

FOX’s Jon Decker reports from Washington:

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, addressed those who will vote on his nomination, vowing to be an independent and fair arbiter of the law:

(Gorsuch) “I pledge to each of you and the American people that if I am confirmed I will do that all my powers commit to be a faithful servant of the Constitution and the laws of this great nation.”

Gorsuch told Democratic Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal in a private meeting that he found the President’s attacks on the judiciary demoralizing. Democrats may call on him to say it publicly during day two of the confirmation hearing.

In the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Room, Jon Decker, FOX News.