Reviewing applications on his own
“Elections have consequences.”
“Democrats have far dirtier hands when it comes to erosion of the institutional pillars of the Senate.”
“McConnell doesn’t start many fights; he finishes them.”
Ayotte: Senate Dems forcing McConnell to go nuclear.
Gang of three?
Bennet: “I will oppose efforts to filibuster the nomination …”
But RBG is a liberal so….
Neil Gorsuch will likely be the end of Senate gang warfare
“…we can’t let him win something as important as a Supreme Court seat on a bluff.”
Bad faith clowns.
McCaskill: “By the way, Gorsuch was one of the better ones.”
And they did it without the government twisting their arm… for now
Chuck Schumer is really testing fate
“…they will not be successful in keeping this good man from joining the Supreme Court very soon.”
Foot dragging on the way to the nuclear option
“I doubt he’s going to get 60 votes.”
“If they filibuster this guy, it is because politics has taken over reason…”
“My vote will be no and I urge my colleagues to do the same.”
“It is unseemly to be moving forward so fast…”
“It’s disturbing to me.”
There’ a surprise, your honor.
“I am a fair judge.”
“… worthy of treatment as precedent like any other.”
Choices and consequences.
Estrada: Don’t put me in the same room with Schumer.
Knock me over with a feather
None of you are exactly winning the Miss Congeniality award
That’s not how this works. That’s not how any of this works
It’s only a “ban” until it becomes inconvenient
This was all over before it began