Future Senate Minority Leader Caught in a Baldfaced Lie

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Senator Chuck Schumer hopes to become the Senate minority leader when Harry Reid departs. If you think you have it bad now America, wait until the New York hack is in charge. He’s a liar.

He said Sunday that “we Democrats” didn’t engage in obstructionism over SCOTUS picks.

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On July 27, 2007, Schumer said, “We should not confirm any Bush nominee to the Supreme Court, except in extraordinary circumstances. They must prove — (Applause) — they must prove by actions, not words, that they are in the mainstream rather than we have to prove that they are not.”

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  1. Read it and weep, Democrats. The shoe is on the other foot. David Bernstein at the Washington Post’s Volokh Conspiracy blog:

    Thanks to a VC commenter, I discovered that in August 1960, the Democrat-controlled Senate passed a resolution, S.RES. 334, “Expressing the sense of the Senate that the president should not make recess appointments to the Supreme Court, except to prevent or end a breakdown in the administration of the Court’s business.” Each of President

    Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2016/02/dems_in_senate_passed_a_resolution_in1960_against_election_year_supreme_court_appointments.html#ixzz40GZRHaXP
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  2. A president elected to a second term is sometimes seen as being a lame duck from early in the second term, because presidents are barred from contesting a term four years later, and is thus freer to take politically unpopular action. Nonetheless, as the de facto leader of his or her political party, the president’s actions affect how the party performs in the midterm elections two years into the second term, and, to some extent, the success of that party’s nominee in the next presidential election four years in the future.

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