REPORT: Jeff Flake is running Mitch McConnell’s judicial express off the road


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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., planned to confirm dozens of President Trump’s judges by the close of the 115th Congress in December. But the judicial express has hit a major roadblock.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, had to cancel plans to clear a slate of 25 nominees because one panel member, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., won’t vote for them without a vote on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by Trump.

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While there is no direct relationship between the Mueller probe and the slate of nominees, Flake has yoked the two together.

Flake, who is retiring, has evolved into Trump’s biggest GOP congressional foe, chastising the president in floor speeches and on Twitter about his conduct and rhetoric, particularly in response to the Russia investigation, which Trump has labeled a witch hunt.

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In addition to the 25 postponed nominees, there are 50 awaiting hearings and a final vote in the Judiciary Committee.

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  1. Sonja December 4th, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    Can’t any one over ride him? There has got to be a way?


  2. Francine December 4th, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    Come on people, Flake will be gone in Jan why can’t you stand up to him & stop his up to the last minute revenge, we did here in AZ he would have never been re-elected.


  3. Douglas Schmitt December 4th, 2018 at 5:06 pm

    Flake isn’t a republican, he is an liberal hack pretending to be one. He hates trump because he knows trump has known all along that he was a liberial plant.


  4. Mr. Bill December 4th, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    Another RINO plant by the Democrats. He’s got his marching orders. Hold the line and obstruct until they take over the house. Notice how the RINO plants play their part in obstructing Trumps administration. They are passive or quiet until they get their orders to obstruct and block, then they are as dedicated to the Democrats as the party whip.


  5. Paula December 4th, 2018 at 8:11 pm

    Talk about obstruction of justice, literally!!! I’d just wait until he’s out and then vote. I would give in to this traitor’s demands.


  6. Kathy December 4th, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Grassley should have denied his request


  7. J Alan December 5th, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Censor this traitor and run him out his last days. He is a scumbag!


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