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Wed Feb 1, 2017, 04:55 PM Feb 2017

At a time when Democrats need to be lions, most have turned to lambs at Trumps feet

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Source: New York Daily News

At a time when a backbone is needed, the Democratic Party does not have one. With few exceptions, it is a spineless group. They have no earthly idea how to effectively oppose Donald Trump. They have no idea how to regain power. They have no idea what they are doing right now. Daily, they fail to stand up for their constituents — so much so that it is genuinely hard right now tell most Democrats in the Senate from their Republican colleagues.

So far, and this actually came as a shock to me — 14 Democrats in the Senate have voted for every single nominee of Trump’s that has been approved thus far. They are:

Joe Donnelly of Ind., Dianne Feinstein of Calif., Heidi Heitkamp of N.D., Maggie Hassan of N.H., Amy Klobuchar of Minn., Angus King of Maine, Tim Kaine of Va., Claire McCaskill of Mo., Joe Manchin III of W.Va., Jack Reed of R.I., Jeanne Shaheen of N.H., Brian Schatz of Hawaii, Sheldon Whitehouse R.I., and Mark Warner of Va.

Another 21 Democrats voted to confirm four out of five of Trump’s nominees that have been approved thus far. They are:

First off, Senator Christopher Murphy of Conn. voted to approve four out five of Trump’s confirmed nominees, but abstained from one vote a piece. In other words, he failed to vote no on a single Trump candidate.

Then voting yes on four out of five of Trump’s confirmed nominees, and voting no on just one are:

Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Tammy Baldwin of Wis., Michael Bennet of Colo., Maria Cantwell of Wash., Benjamin Cardin of Md., Thomas Carper of Del., Bob Casey of Pa., Richard Durbin of Ill., Tammy Duckworth of Ill., Al Franken of Minn., Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Patrick Leahy of Vt., Edward Markey of Mass., Robert Menendez of N.J., Patty Murray of Wash., Bill Nelson of Fla., Gary Peters of Mich., Chuck Schumer of N.Y., Debbie Stabenow of Mich., and Jon Tester of Mont.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/king-democrats-turned-lambs-trump-feet-article-1.2961375

If This Is True, This Is A HUGE PROBLEM. HUGE!! This means from reading the article, only Kristen Gillibrand have voted NO on Each of the Trump Nominees thus Far. Not even BERNIE folks, only Gillibrand.

If this is the way the Democrat Party will ROLL, the Party is DONE and look for Trumpland to not only continue but stomp out the rest of what's left of Democrats in 2018 up for the Senate and whatever is left in State Legislators.


Meanwhile, thank you KRISTEN GILLIBRAND for standing STRONG and appears ALONE.
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At a time when Democrats need to be lions, most have turned to lambs at Trumps feet (Original Post) LovingA2andMI Feb 2017 OP
This is an obvious editorial, not breaking news. OKNancy Feb 2017 #1


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1. This is an obvious editorial, not breaking news.
Wed Feb 1, 2017, 04:58 PM
Feb 2017

please repost in another forum

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