The Democratic Party is the party of character assassination, dishonesty, and petulant, cheap political stunts.
At Friday’s meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee, prospective 2020 presidential candidates Sens. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Kamala Harris, D-Calif., refused to vote on a procedural vote to advance Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the full Senate.
Booker was the first to refuse to vote, and Harris followed.
Grassley moves to hold the committee vote at 1:30 pm ET today, motion passes 11-8 because Democratic Sens. Booker and Harris refused to vote, staring down their Republican colleagues. Video: pic.twitter.com/DQaqUpYZQj
— Bob Bryan (@RobertBryan4) September 28, 2018
Not to be outdone by her potential 2020 rival, after the vote, Harris walked out in “disgust” to protest the proceedings. She was followed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Maize Hirono, D-Hawaii, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.
WATCH: Inside the hearing room, Whitehouse, Harris, Blumenthal and Hirono all got up and walked out. pic.twitter.com/kOFMLT86sF
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) September 28, 2018
These political games dishonor the United States Senate. The American people deserve better.
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.
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