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GOP Senators: We’re Not Going to Confirm Kerry Until Clinton Testifies on Benghazi

qdub Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 4:32 PM
The senate does not have to vote on Kerry. nobammy will just sign another ex' order for Kerry, & as he always has done , bypassing congress!!!!! All them czars were not reviewed or vetted.
scrow Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 4:50 PM
The Constitution is pretty clear on Congress' "advise and consent" power. The Supreme Court won't get involved in a mtter between the other two branches of power fighting it out for power. Although this isn't a fight. It's simply Senators choosing to vote the way they wish to, for whatever reasons they wish to. Nothing illegal or unprincipled about that.

If anything, the "living Constitution" has given Congress more veto power over cabinet member posts, not less.
Brent150 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 5:42 PM
You welcome a despotic dictator, and you deserve one.

Sec. Clinton may have gotten out of testifying last week because of the concussion she sustained after fainting, but that doesn’t mean she’s in the clear on Benghazi just yet. The Washington Examiner has the details:

Republican senators will refuse to confirm Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., as Secretary of State until the nation’s current top diplomat, Hillary Clinton, testifies about her handling of the Benghazi terrorist attack.

“The Senate is expected to take up Kerry’s nomination in early January, but multiple Republican senators have already said they won’t agree to a vote on Kerry’s nomination until...