'No Twitter presidency' and 4 other things powerful Democrat just told Trump
00:59, Jan 7, 2017
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Just two weeks before he is to be sworn in as the 45th US president, Trump has taken to Twitter to denigrate the hard-charging senator, someone he feted at a fundraiser in 2008 for Democratic senators at the real estate magnate's posh Florida oceanside estate. This is why Republicans like Chuck Grassley referred to this as the Biden Rule. Ted Cruz, discussing the prospect of refusing to seat Clinton's Supreme Court nominees. Both sides want and need an infrastructure bill, something Mr. Trump promised, but again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed to not consider one unless it is paid dollar for dollar with budget cuts.
Trump has said he would make nominating a replacement for conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in February, among his first acts after his January 20 inauguration. He recalled the Biden rule in 1992 was the Senate would not confirm a Supreme Court nominee in the middle of a presidential election year, which was my view last year. Sen. Thus, with the White House in GOP hands, the Republicans will stand in a strong position to be able to make changes and to put forward a coherent agenda for the future.
"It is hardly surprising that Senator Schumer has indicated that he will fight to block whoever President-elect Trump nominates to the court to replace Justice Scalia", Malcolm said in a statement provided to The Daily Signal. Republicans hold a 52-seat majority in the Senate, over the 46 Democrats and two independents who generally caucus with them.
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"I don't know... but from what I am told, they are VERY upset with how he has treated them and talked about them...", Schumer said.
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For anyone to expect Democrats to tolerate such an unprecedented abuse, responding to GOP radicalism by acting responsibly and honoring traditional norms, simply isn't realistic. "We Democrats will hold President-Elect Trump accountable to the working people of America, not the conservative ideologues in Washington".
Senate Democrats have threatened to stall eight of Trump's Cabinet picks in the areas of the economy, law enforcement and regulatory matters. Schumer warned the incoming President will fail if he sticks with a "Twitter presidency". The Supreme Court nomination process-and the hearings for cabinet appointees like Jeff Sessions-would be a good place to start throwing a few jabs.
But Spicer has repeatedly suggested over the past 48 hours that the actions by Obama, a Democrat, were politically motivated. Spicer said he had not but that officials were set to brief Trump later in the week, once the report was finalized.
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