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Kelly Ayotte: ‘I sure hope’ at least 8
Democrats support Judge Gorsuch

Washington Times, by David Sherfinski

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/20/2017 11:26:30 AM

Former Sen. Kelly Ayotte said Monday that she hopes there are at least eight Democrats who will support Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the current vacancy on the Supreme Court, and said people would do well to question the motivations of Democrats who would try to throw up potential blockades. “I sure hope that there will be eight Democrats to go along, because if they don’t support this nominee, then I guess my question would be who … President Trump could nominate would they support,” Ms. Ayotte said on Fox News. Ms. Ayotte, a Republican former senator from New Hampshire,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 3/20/2017 11:47:16 AM     (No. 11195653)

No doubt she lost! Lives in an alternate universe looking for approval from the Dems, who all of a sudden have become preening peacocks.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40, 3/20/2017 12:23:04 PM     (No. 11195698)

The real fight the ´Rats are scared of is the one that will be ensue when Justice Kennedy announces his retirement at the end of this term. That will really tilt the Court. If a filibuster has been blown away at this time they have no defense left. IMO Schumer will ´allow´ key Red State Senators up in ´18 to break from the Party line. Still never underestimate their stupidity.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/20/2017 12:43:26 PM     (No. 11195741)

Nitwit...Nuclear Option to pass Gorsuch!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nimby, 3/20/2017 1:36:20 PM     (No. 11195795)

BTW, why do these preening democrats think that bringing up Garland is OK? Why is it relevant to Gorsuch´s hearing?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jerseyden, 3/20/2017 2:19:36 PM     (No. 11195826)

I don´t think you can find 8 Dems with any integrity to go against Schumer and his band of socialists.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry, 3/20/2017 3:06:52 PM     (No. 11195867)

Is Miss Former Senator looking for a comeback election run? The Reid Option would be the prudent method to confirm His Honor.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lazlototh, 3/20/2017 3:59:23 PM     (No. 11195907)

I kind of hope that they don´t get 8 to approve so that the filibuster is removed at the Supreme Court level now and then if another opening comes up we only have to worry about whether more than McCain or Graham go stupid on us, especially if Manchin or Heitkamp conclude they have to vote the way their voters want them to.

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