Two obstacles promise to continue

For years, President Obama has fought an uphill battle to get Congress to work with him on almost any issue, including the confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last February. Now, with less than two weeks to go until election day, noted Republicans, having accepted the fact that their candidate for president has little or no chance of winning the election, are claiming that they will make President Clinton’s job even harder than President Obama’s has been. They claim that they will confirm NO Supreme Court Justice nominated by President Clinton, and work to block her at every turn. Fellow blogger-friend Keith has written a very insightful post about this topic which I am sharing here. Please take a few minutes to read it … it is well worth the time! Thank you, Keith, for permission to re-blog!

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Two prominent Republican politicians in Congress promise to continue their hardheadedness should Hillary Clinton win the White House. Senator and former Presidential candidate Ted Cruz has begun percolating the idea that the Senate should not vote on any new Supreme Court justices. Not to be outdone, Utah Representative and Chair of the House Oversight Committee Jason Chaffetz has noted he will hold committee meetings with the purpose to throw dirt at Clinton and find something that will stick.

I don’t know about you, but I think Americans are tired of these kinds of antics. I have noted before that the media has been sloppy on their reporting of why people don’t like Washington lumping all of the reasons together. The majority of Americans want them to work together and get things done. There is a smaller percentage, primarily on the GOP side, that only want it done their way and…

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