To Stop Democrat Obstruction of Trump Nominees Republicans To Change Senate Rules David Harris Jr

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washington responding to democrats unprecedented obstruction of president trumps nominees for both the judiciary and the executive branch. Historically it has generally not been used on presidential nominations. Article II of the Constitution specifies that all federal judges require Senate confirmation as do senior positions in the administration. Senators could also employ it to hamstring a presidential administration by denying a vote to presidential nominees for key positions in the government. On Tuesday Washington Post conservative columnist Dana Milbank said that Republicans are frightened of crossing President Donald Trump. they will vote to surrender military spending projects in their own home states and districts to avoid displeasing him he wrote. House Republicans already voted to put their districts military spending projects on the block he said. Its certainly not the first instance of Trump pulling Republicans from their moorings. The party of free trade is now condoning Trumps trade wars

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