Skip to comments.Sen. Inhofe threatens filibuster to block Hagel
Posted on 02/10/2013 6:25:30 PM PST by SMGFan
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) on Sunday threatened to filibuster former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.)'s nomination for Defense secretary, if necessary to prevent his confirmation. I want a 60-vote margin and you dont have to filibuster to get that, said Inhofe in an interview on Fox News. I would threaten to cause a 60-vote margin. If it took a filibuster, Id do it that way. Inhofe, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that requiring 60 votes to confirm nominees was common and dismissed suggestions that GOP colleagues would be reluctant to back him.
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Mr. Hagel really sounds like a very bad selection for this important job.
(And it will be welcome news if the Congress/Senate actually start doing their jobs a little bit, instead of just applauding O or rolling over and licking themselves every time he orders them to...)
I agree, and so is that other dip stick that Obozo wants for CIA chief.
Hagel is both completely incompetent and ideologically odious. In other words, the perfect Obama malAdministration candidate.