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GOP Begins Judge Blockade
Roll Call ^
| June 13, 2012
| John Stanton
Posted on 06/13/2012 6:56:30 PM PDT by SMGFan
With less than four and a half months until Election Day, Senate Republicans are shutting off the bipartisan spigot when it comes to confirming President Barack Obamas nominees to the nations top courts and will present a unified front against his circuit court picks through November.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) made the decision to blockade nominations official Wednesday when he informed his colleagues that he would invoke the Thurmond Rule from now until after the elections.
(Excerpt) Read more at rollcall.com ...
TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: gop; judges; kentucky
posted on 06/13/2012 6:56:46 PM PDT
Nothing will be able to stop our communists black King Obama from appointing judges. Recess appointments.
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks SMGFan, in before the RINO concern trolls.
posted on 06/13/2012 7:01:37 PM PDT
About time the gop began to obstruct the coup in progess.
See Mitch & the GOP? That wasn’t so hard to finally stand up against the demoRATs now, was it!
posted on 06/13/2012 7:06:22 PM PDT
They better do something right or they’re gone!
posted on 06/13/2012 7:11:02 PM PDT
(Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
I pray that they do not cave... I expect that they will.
posted on 06/13/2012 7:31:48 PM PDT
(Don't Tread On Me)
What are McConnell and Grassley doing at a “weekly Steering Committee luncheon for conservatives”?
posted on 06/13/2012 7:54:21 PM PDT
(just undo it)
posted on 06/13/2012 8:03:08 PM PDT
by rogue yam
Good, show some spine, pubbies.
posted on 06/13/2012 8:10:22 PM PDT
( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
To: Logical me
“Nothing will be able to stop our communists black King Obama from appointing judges. Recess appointments.”
Exactly. It was my first thought when I read the article. He just makes up laws to fit his ideology and ignores the laws that get in his way. The lack of action by Congress and the Courts to put the brakes on this administration has been breathtaking.
To: Reb Raider
I think any recess appointments expire.
posted on 06/13/2012 9:43:48 PM PDT
(Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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