In 2013, then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid changed the rules of the Senate so that presidential nominees that required Senate confirmation no longer needed 60 votes to be confirmed.
At the time, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said, “just about everyone in America, Democrat, Republican, liberal, conservative, believe that once you elect a president, he deserves his choices to run the executive branch.”
Now, though, Sen. Schumer has done everything in his power as Senate minority leader to prevent President Trump’s nominees from being confirmed.
3.8.17 1:12 pmThe National Organization for Women are Happy They Have Closed Schools And Hospitals
3.8.17 12:15 pmUPDATE: Women’s Strike Puts Some Working Mothers in a Bind
The “Day Without a Woman” strike — the latest effort from the Women’s March on Washington — will put thousands of parents “in a bind.”
3.8.17 12:11 pmDem Rep Interrupts Obamacare Hearing 10 Times in Two Minutes
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) threw a fit when he couldn’t obtain a “parliamentary inquiry,” interrupting the chairman 10 times in under two minutes.
3.8.17 1:21 pmArrested for Rioting, Tim Kaine’s Son Deviates from Father’s Example
Three police officers and pepper spray were required to subdue Kaine’s youngest son, who was arrested for rioting at a pro-Trump rally.