Skip to comments.Cornyn promises filibuster on Franken
Posted on 01/02/2009 3:55:24 PM PST by Joiseydude
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) threatened Friday to filibuster any attempt to seat Democratic Minnesota Senate candidate Al Franken next week.
The newly minted National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chairman said he had not whipped votes in the GOP caucus, but added that he could not imagine any members defecting and seating Franken without a certificate of election.
Franken will not have that certificate as long as the election is challenged in the courts a likely scenario, with Sen. Norm Colemans (R-Minn.) legal team already attacking the credibility of the recount process.
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Time for me to write a letter of encouragement to Sen. Cornyn. Attaboy.
With a few more reprobates like this un-funny communist the revolution isn't far away.
Now I guess we will see who the first RINO to cross over will be. Any bets??
Isn’t he (Franken) about to be popped for tax evasion?
No McBets from me. I have no McIdea.
The two gentleladies from Maine, and Arlen Specter. Anyone who believes the Dims do not have a filibuster proof majority is dreaming.
McCain, Snowe, theres plenty of crap to go around.
I’ll hold my congratulations, republicans will cave like they always do...
Need lots of big glossy copies of the ‘baby Franken’ picture.
See tagline 1st - then Arlen Specter.
Frsnken is a done deal - real elections do not matter anymore
Hmmm..gop is fighting to keep the white guy out and the democrats are fighting to keep the black guy out. Paging the msm?
I expect that problem to go away as soon as he is seated. And make no mistake, he will be seated.
Democrat Presidents are adept at using the IRS for political purposes. Under BC IRS audits of conservative non profits was scary. Something 21 right wing think tanks vs 1 left.
Oh, and you had better be prepared for the full court press by the IRS to get political opposition once BO is [illegally] inaugurated.
Once again, the cabal has stolen an election. We can only wait for a plane crash.
An (R) Filibuster?
Don’t you LOVE how they intend to seat the WHITE Franken without a letter certificate of election, but refusing a BLACK Burris for the EXACT SAME REASON.
And throw in the acceptance of the WHITE Caroline Kennedy.
Oh man oh man.
This makes me half wonder whether Democrats might “exercise the nuclear option” and eliminate the need for a supermajority on cloture votes, on the pretext that Republicans are blocking “the will of the voters,” if litigation long continues. Well, at least the onus for such a power grab would be on the Rats, even if Republicans gave them the idea several years back. It would certainly guarantee the Rats’ ability to ram through a second Nude Eel.
Thank you, Senator Cornyn!
There are too few good men like Cornyn in the U.S. Senate, and too many of Franken’s caliber.
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