Sunday, February 05, 2017

McConnell demands Democrats treat Trump's Supreme Court nominee like Republicans treated Obama's (hunter) · Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 4:49 pm

Oh look, Sen. Mitch McConnell is having another one of his frequent bouts of The Amnesia. Maybe Donald Trump is only the tip of a mental health iceberg: Are all our Republican leaders suffering from an inability to remember their own statements from one day to the next?

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2016: “The question is, will [Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland] have a hearing, and will it be taken up by the Judiciary Committee. He will not be. [...] This nominee is not going to be considered. [...] The president initiates the appointment, the Senate decides whether or not to consider it at all.”

2017: “Apparently there’s yet a new standard now, which is to not confirm a Supreme Court nominee at all. [...] I think this is something the American people simply will not tolerate [...] Our hope would be that our Democratic friends would treat President Trump’s nominees in the same way we treated Clinton and Obama.”

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