“Elections have consequences.”
“McConnell doesn’t start many fights; he finishes them.”
Ayotte: Senate Dems forcing McConnell to go nuclear.
Bennet: “I will oppose efforts to filibuster the nomination …”
“…I have not found any reasons why this jurist should not be a Supreme Court Justice.”
McCaskill: “By the way, Gorsuch was one of the better ones.”
“…they will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court very soon.”
Foot dragging on the way to the nuclear option
“I doubt he’s going to get 60 votes.”
“My vote will be no and I urge my colleagues to do the same.”
“I am a fair judge.”
“… worthy of treatment as precedent like any other.”
Poised to defend the deconstruction of the administrative state?
And so will anyone else.
Out with the old, in with the new
“My privacy has been invaded, my family has been hurt, my children are suffering…”
What goes around comes around
Harry Reid’s biggest win of all?
“A warrior for our constitutional system of restraints and limits.”
“Everybody in this body knows Senator Sessions well, knows that he is a man of integrity…”
And then … wait.
Follow the money
Away we go
High-wire act ahead?
Final vote expected Wednesday.
Upcoming Trump EO on interrogation “wouldn’t stand a day in court.”
The consequences of the Pompeo betrayal?
“The incoming president gets the benefit of the doubt.”
“Mattis was approved by a vote of 98-1.”
“…the reach of known operations during the US election of 2016 was statistically very small compared to overall engagement on political issues.”