Thanks to some good management by Senator Mitch McConnell, the Democrats cave and hand a big win to President Donald Trump. The Republicans were determined to pass the nominations of judicial nominees. The Democrats were wanting to go home. They blinked. Look at what it costs them. There is a lot of criticism falling on the ears of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
As Written and Reported By Carlos Garcia for The Blaze:
Some on the left expressed anger and outrage as Democrats in the U.S. Senate showed that they put much more of an importance on one thing over defeating the legacy of President Donald Trump — their vacation time.
The Republicans controlling the Senate cancelled their scheduled August recess in order to pursue legislation in advance of Trump’s and their agenda.
Rather than stay and fight by using parliamentary procedures to stall and possibly block some of them, Democrats decided to cave on his judicial nominations so that they could go home.
Even progressive news outlet Huffington Post called it a “major win” for Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose “No. 1 priority is filling up federal courts with conservative judges ― many of whom are incredibly anti-abortion, anti–LGBTQ rights and anti–voting rights.”
‘It is pathetic.’
Brian Fallon, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s former chief spokesman, denounced the move by Democrats.
“Trading this many lifetime positions…..
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