LOL: Dems Are REFUSING To Confirm PEOTUS Nominations — In They Past, They Sang A Different Tune… [VIDEO]

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Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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The latest video from America Rising highlights Senate Democrats — currently promising to fight “tooth and nail” to block the president-elect’s cabinet nominations — saying the total opposite in years past.


Dianne Feinstein (12/1/08)

“We have always had the tradition of moving these nominees as quickly as we possibly could.”

Patrick Leahy (12/1/08)

“My idea would be to go boom, boom, boom, boom, boom with them, and so the American people get a package as a whole. I’d like to do all that, or course, before the inauguration.”

Tim Kaine (2/12/13)

“I think we owe deference to a president for choices to executive positions, and I think that that is a very important thing to grapple with. The American public chose someone to be president, they’re giving that individual a mandate to govern, and that mandate includes the assembly of the team that the president feels is the appropriate team.”

Elizabeth Warren (5/15/13)

“Republicans have prevented votes on judges, on agency heads, and on administration secretaries. This is wrong.”

Bernie Sanders (5/9/13)

“This type of obstructionism is enormously anti-Democratic. Sometimes you win in politics, sometimes you lose. That’s what happened.”

Augus King (2/12/13)

“I think our role is not to substitute our judgement for the president, not to say this is who we would have necessarily hired, but the deference goes to the president to build his team.”

Tom Carper (2/26/13)

“The president, regardless of what party they are from, needs for the most part to have the team they want to put in place. They have been elected to lead. Let’s give them a chance to lead.”

Claire McCaskill (2/12/13)

“As much as some people in this room don’t like it, he was elected president of the United States by the American people… I do think a great deal of deference should be given to the commander in chief oh his selection.”

Sherrod Brown (1/21/09)

“The confirmation of all these important people, the attorney general, the treasury secretary, the secretary of state and so many other important cabinet officials. All that is so important.”

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