Skip to comments.With Kavanaugh on track for confirmation, Democrats regret triggering 'nuclear option'
Posted on 09/03/2018 4:55:33 AM PDT by kevcol
With attempts to attack Judge Brett M. Kavanaughs record failing, Democrats over the weekend mounted a last-ditch bid to derail his confirmation to the Supreme Court by claiming that the vetting process is so bad that it demands a do-over.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Democrat, expressed remorse that her party eviscerated the power of the filibuster five years ago, leaving them no path to stop Judge Kavanaugh, barring Republican defections.
Ms. Klobuchar, who voted with fellow Democrats in 2013 to trigger the nuclear option and curtail the filibuster, said she would support reverting to the 60-vote rule should her party regain the Senate.
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We need more judges approved so the Democrats can be really, really, REALLY sorry. I don’t want to see angst go to waste!
If they hadn’t triggered it then they would be triggering it now. One way or another Kavanaugh will be on the bench by October.
The woman certainly has a firm grasp on the obvious. She seems to be among the brighter of the Democrat denizens.
Live by the sword; die by the sword.
Guess they couldn’t find any whore willing to take money to say that she wet a bed in front of Kavanaugh.
Yes Sireee! They can thank their fine, ole buddy, “Boom, Boom Dingy Harry” Reid for that one. What goes around, comes around.
Typical liberals: if it feels good do it, and damn the consequences.
Sucks to be short-sighted.
Well, Miss Amy, if ever the democrat party regains the Senate, I will wholeheartedly support the reinstatement of the filibuster rule. Heck, let’s take it all the way back to 67 votes being needed to invoke cloture.
The blame goes DIRECTLY to Schumer.
Amy, shut up and take up golf for the next 6 years! We don’t want to hear or see you around the building!
Payback is a b*tch.
Cant even call this the law of unintended consequences. It was all foreseen, oh except for that part about the savaged deplorable rising up and electing Trump.
Cry me a river, Amy.
Let’s take it back even further, and repeal the 17th Amendment.
The Senate was supposed to represent the interest of the states, not to be a bigger House of Representatives.
They broke the Constitution’s federal system in two places; the Civil War, and the 17th Amendment.
Well...I support going back to the 60 vote rule, too.....right after we get 2 or 3 more conservative, constitutionalist Supreme Court Justices seated.
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