GOP does not like it when the shoe is on the other foot

…GOP does not like it when the shoe is on the other foot…

…The GOP obfuscation party does not like it they are unable to push their agenda as solely they deem..

McConnell: Democrats shouldn’t be able to use procedure to block judges that GOP used against Obama

 

By Joan McCarter  

Thursday Sep 14, 2017 · 8:36 AM PDT

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is endorsing a move on the federal judiciary that Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has hinted at: ending one of the procedures that Republicans regularly used to block President Obama’s judicial nominees so that Democrats can’t use it to block Trump’s.

Grassley has already said that maybe he won’t require the okay of judges’ home state senators to proceed with circuit court nominations. He’s threatened to ignore the "blue slip" tradition that Republicans used regularly to thwart Obama. Now—for the first time—McConnell is endorsing that idea, advocating that Democrats be shut out of the process

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