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Harry Reid Lambasts GOP
After Hagel Vote Blocked:
‘Just When You Thought
Things Couldn’t Get Worse’

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 2/14/2013 5:43:59 PM

The Senate failed to move forward on Thursday with the confirmation of former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) to replace Leon Panetta as the next Secretary of Defense. Just after the Senate Republicans blocked a vote to move forward with Hagel’s nomination, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took to the floor of the upper chamber to admonish his GOP colleagues for ratcheting up “the level of obstruction here in Washington.” “I regret that Republican senators, except for the valiant four, chose to filibuster the nomination of President Obama’s nominee to be secretary of defense,” Reid said.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: CEP, 2/14/2013 5:46:30 PM     (No. 9176844)

‘Just When You Thought
Things Couldn’t Get Worse’

Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi showed up!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cdunnrun, 2/14/2013 5:48:03 PM     (No. 9176852)

Things just got BETTER Reid... >

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northstar, 2/14/2013 5:50:55 PM     (No. 9176858)

Republicans are not supposed to use Democrat tactics to block a nominee dont cha know

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 2/14/2013 5:51:31 PM     (No. 9176859)

What a crock.

They´re all giving us a snow job.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: shamrock, 2/14/2013 5:59:27 PM     (No. 9176875)

Who were the 4 repubs that voted with the rats? Can´t find it anywhere.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: shamrock, 2/14/2013 6:00:55 PM     (No. 9176879)

Sorry for double post, found it farther down. The usual list of suspects.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/14/2013 6:01:19 PM     (No. 9176880)

H. Reid is a constant complainer.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JimS, 2/14/2013 6:02:06 PM     (No. 9176881)

Republican response should be:

"WHERE´S THE BUDGET, HARRY?"



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Reply 9 - Posted by: mfm, 2/14/2013 6:05:31 PM     (No. 9176889)

Lisa Murkowski was 1 of the 4 slimey pubbies´s #5

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/14/2013 6:06:25 PM     (No. 9176890)

It´s fun to see this weasel in a snit.

Stew in your mess, you slime, Reid.
And where is that budget mandated by LAW???

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/14/2013 6:41:03 PM     (No. 9176941)

Harry go pack sand!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: EQKimball, 2/14/2013 6:55:24 PM     (No. 9176966)

It would be great if there were even one valiant Democrat willing to stand up against Harry Reid. There is as much dissension in the Democratic Party as there is in the North Korean Parliament.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/14/2013 7:09:41 PM     (No. 9176981)

Hey, Dingey, have you ever heard of Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas? It´s about time there was some payback.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 2/14/2013 7:12:57 PM     (No. 9176987)

I sure hope we can get you indicted in ´14, Harry...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Browneyes, 2/14/2013 7:18:01 PM     (No. 9176995)

Murkowski,Collins,Johanns and Cochran. Hatch voted "present" The vote was 58-41.

Not sure,but would like to think Johanns´ vote was because he´s from Nebraska and didn´t want to tic off the locals.



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Reply 16 - Posted by: Winmag, 2/14/2013 7:39:14 PM     (No. 9177024)

Suck it up you miserable weasel!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/14/2013 7:53:49 PM     (No. 9177065)

Obama´s hack. He doesn´t take to the floor. He is as dense as the floor. How this man, and the H of R minority leader Ms Pelosi, have made it to their positions of power just show how ignorant voters and many politicians are.
They vote for the individuals that command the least respect.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/14/2013 7:57:57 PM     (No. 9177077)

Things will get better when Cronyn moves to kill the nomination.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/14/2013 8:34:42 PM     (No. 9177141)

Get a decent candidate, Harry.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: tulipwood, 2/15/2013 6:13:18 AM     (No. 9177524)

Harry Reid is a lying little troll. Why can´t someone in the GOP leadership just say it?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 2/15/2013 6:16:36 AM     (No. 9177526)

Hagel is just too stupid. We spend more on military than the next 13 countries combined, you need someone who can command respect. I don´t think anyone from the US Senate qualifies. Panetta was once a Congressman, that´s a little better. He was a reliable party gopher who served Clinton and Obama loyally in a variety of spots. I don´t think he would claim he was a great SecDef, but Hagel?

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