The guys worked tougher for decades in the US Senate !….
Joe Biden IS gonna be President in 2 months…
Donald Trump LOST….
Get with it Senator!
This is gonna be about 330 million Americans….
McConnell’s ongoing silence, even as the Trump administration moves to allow Biden to start his transition, leaves a question mark over what could be the most important Washington relationship of the next two years — between an incoming president who promised to tackle the nation’s most pressing concerns and the win-at-all-costs Capitol Hill operator who may well serve as his legislative gatekeeper.
The two men — Senate colleagues for 24 years and sparring partners in several high-stakes negotiations during Biden’s time as vice president — still have not spoken since the election, according to a GOP aide who spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk frankly….
“To the United States Senate, I hope these outstanding nominees receive a prompt hearing and that we can work across the aisle in good faith to move forward for the country,” Biden said Tuesday as he introduced the nominees.
McConnell has yet to acknowledge Biden is the president-elect, let alone lay out his thinking on the confirmation of a Democratic president’s nominees. But GOP aides say he is unlikely to orchestrate a complete blockade.
When Republicans controlled the Senate during the final two years of Barack Obama’s presidency, McConnell advanced several Cabinet-level nominees such as Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, while leaving dozens of judicial vacancies unfilled — paving the way for Trump’s remaking of the federal courts.
McConnell has been steady in advancing conservative judges during his tenure as Senate Majority leader….
image….The Seattle Times