They are just so despicable. No shame whatsoever. Via Taegan who always gets the nut.
TPM reports congressional Republicans plan to use an obscure authority provided by a 1996 law called the Congressional Review Act to evaluate executive branch regulations.
“House Republicans will have carte blanche next year, and will be able to pass as many of these ‘resolutions of disapproval’ as they want. The key is that a small minority in the Senate can force votes on them as well, and they require only simple-majority support to pass. If they can find four conservative Democrats to vote with them on these resolutions, they can force Obama to serially veto politically potent measures to block unpopular regulations, and create a chilling effect on the federal agencies charged with writing them.”
Said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC): “I think that’s one of many tactics that will be used.”
Poor dear. He has to do his job:
“I’ve had some time to think about START, but not a lot. It’s really wearing on the body.”
Yeah, thinking really is exhausting to those who aren’t used to it.
(Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday that only a credible military threat can deter Iran from building a nuclear weapon, Israeli political sources said.
In comments signaling growing Israeli impatience with diplomacy, the sources said Netanyahu, beginning a five-day U.S. visit, argued that economic sanctions have failed to persuade Iran to stop its nuclear program.
Speaking at a security conference in Canada yesterday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) took it upon himself to make U.S.-Iran policy, declaring that “Containment is off the table“:
The South Carolina Republican saw the United States going to war with the Islamic republic “not to just neutralize their nuclear program, but to sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary Guard, in other words neuter that regime.”
Have a peaceful Sunday, now!
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