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Tue Jan 31, 2017, 02:50 PM

Dems delay Sessions vote

Source: The Hill

Senate Democrats used a procedural move Tuesday to stall a committee vote on Sen. Jeff Sessionsís nomination to be attorney general, one day after the growing controversy surrounding President Trumpís travel ban on seven Muslim nations led to the firing of an acting attorney general for insubordination.

The Senate Judiciary Committee will reconvene at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to vote on Sessionsís nomination, Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said.

The announcement came after the committee took a break to allow members to vote on the floor confirmation of Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary.

When the meeting reconvened, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) told Grassley that Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) intended to invoke the two-hour rule against holding committee meetings beyond the first two hours of the Senate's day.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/317135-dems-delay-sessions-vote

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 02:51 PM

1. Boycott the IKGOPR nominee



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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 02:55 PM

2. Obstruct, delay, postpone, filibuster

 

All's fair in war & politics.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 02:56 PM

3. I wish that the Democrats could get

Session back into to a hearing, play the video of his questioning Sally Yates about standing up to the President and then ask him what he thought about Yates being fired. This would be a good time to get him to state how far he would be willing to go to stand up against President Bannon (I mean Trump).

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 02:58 PM

4. I hope they remind him of this:

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 03:34 PM

5. Absolutely!

Screw up their immigration cancelllation.

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