What a short memory Reid has! i.e. Democrats blocking Bush nominees; filibuster threats; Gang of Fourteen, etc., etc.,
“If something doesn’t break here I am going to recommend to the president that he recess-appoint all of these nominees,” said Reid. “[E]very single one. It’s not as if there isn’t some way to respond to this.”
Most Republicans in the Senate remain furious with President Obama for his January recess appointments of several executive nominations — a move they say was a gross violation of the U.S. Construction.
As late as Friday afternoon, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) warned from the Senate floor that the move could relegate the Senate’s Constitutional “advise and consent” function to the dustbins of history.
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