Incompetent Senate Dems Humiliate Themselves When They Find Out What They Just Passed
Senate Democrats are so dazed and confused that they voted to pass two completely contradictory rules that canceled each other out.
he left-wing circus erupted Wednesday when Democratic senators were trying to decide if Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois could continue as their whip (the No. 2 spot in the party’s caucus) while also assuming the top spot on the Senate Judiciary Committee after California’s Dianne Feinstein
Under a proposal pushed by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Durbin would have to choose between the two positions.
Whitehouse had hoped to succeed Feinstein on the Judiciary Committee because he was next in line behind Durbin on the panel, according to The Hill.
In contrast, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia proposed a rule change that would allow Durbin to hold both posts. In exchange, he’d have to resign as the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee.
Feinstein had agreed to resign from the Judiciary Committee amid complaints from her own caucus that she wasn’t harsh enough in her questioning of Justice Amy Coney Barrett during her Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
Instead of resolving the issue during a two-hour secret ballot vote, Senate Democrats ended up passi….