By Jim Campbell
July 8th, 2016
What else is he going to say?
“When you ain’t got nothing you got nothing to lose.”~ Bob Dylan
Dick Turban as he is know on this site is just another progressive fool.
We call him, Dick Turban
He can cry and moan all he wants but there is little he can do to stop the president’s momentum.
The Washington Examiner
July 08, 2018
Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was pressed on this “dilemma” that Democrats face as the 2018 midterms approach during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
A top Democrat in the Senate said his vulnerable colleagues from red states “understand” that fighting to stop President Trump’s Supreme Court pick is more important than getting re-elected in 2018.
What a top Democrat?
If this guy were any further left he would fall off the planet.
“Staying united to stop the Supreme Court pick could cost you red state senators.
Not fighting it as hard might allow the red state senators to get re-elected and get Democrats in control of the Senate.
That’s your dilemma,” host Chuck Todd posited on Sunday.
Durbin conceded that it is a dilemma “in one respect,” but made that case for how it is a trade off Democrats are willing to make.
“It is a dilemma in one respect, but not in another.
I will tell you, the men and women that I work with on the Democratic side really take this seriously.
Perhaps someone should ask him if he was so serious that he would give up his own seat as the U.S. Senator from Illinois.
*Of course that would require real reporters asking real questions and the ones we have won’t go there.
They understand it’s a historic decision.
It’s about more than the next election,” he said, adding that the issue is about setting the future course for the country.
President Trump will reveal in a prime-time announcement Monday his pick to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.
Senate Democrats are urging Senate Majority Leader McConnell, R-Ky., to hold off on confirming Trump’s Supreme Court nominee until after the midterm elections and the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the nominee may hear cases on the Supreme Court arising from the inquiry.
There are 10 Democratic senators up for re-election in 2018, including vulnerable red state Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin from West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota, and Joe Donnelly from Indiana.
The three were the only Democrats who voted to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court in 2017.