Skip to comments.Why Did Two Republicans Just Save Biden’s ATF Nominee?
Posted on 07/13/2022 11:51:54 AM PDT by DeathBeforeDishonor1
Yet again, Republican members of the U.S. Senate pitched in to deliver a victory for President Joe Biden and Democrats on Tuesday by helping their across-the-aisle colleagues confirm the president's pick for ATF director.
The U.S. Senate is more of a mess than usual this week as Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is out with COVID, as is Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). Sen. Patrick Leahy is still recovering from a fall that necessitated a hip replacement for the 82-year old Democrat from Vermont. The three sidelined Democrats showed how precarious the majority for Biden's party has become.
The tight math meant that the planned confirmation vote for Biden's second pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Steve Dettelbach — was in jeopardy. Reliably, Republicans stepped up to hand Joe Biden a victory and confirm his nominee — the first Senate-approved ATF director in years.
The final vote came down 48-46, with two Republicans — Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Rob Portman of Ohio — voting with all the Democrats present to confirm Dettelbach as the ATF's director.
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The Uniparty strikes. Deformed McConnell secretly happy.
Collins isn’t up for reelection for four more years, and Portman won’t run for reelection. There are too many RINOs.
Bush League Republicans ARE Assistant Democrats.
Because...they aren’t Republicans? Nah, it can’t be! /s
McConnell, Thune, Barrasso, Blunt, Ernst, Scott, Scott, Lee, Crapo, Grassley, Shelby, Murkowski, Sullivan, Boozman, Rubio, Risch, Young, Braun, Moran, Cassidy, Collins, Hyde-Smith, Daines, Fischer, Sasse, Burr, Tillis, Hoeven, Cramer, Portman, Inhofe, Lankford, Toomey, Grahamnesty, Rounds, Cornyn, Romney, Capito, Lummis are all Bush League Republicans.
We have a LOT of work to do.
Once again the assistant Democrats come to the rescue.
The GOP have passed all his legislation and Spending (except one), passed all his Appointments, and supported his Judges.
They passed his Gun Legislation.
Only woefully uninformed people realize the GOP protected Hunter, Brother James, and Joe for 1,460 days.
They love Joe - and eat up that Free Spending- No Accountability.
Thr Deep State’s senior sponsor is Congre$$ better known as the DC Swamp.
Is there a photo of her? /s
Stark contrast to the bupkis they helped Trump with.
Troubled times ahead.
There are too many RINOs.
Unabashed RINOs, closet RINOs and RINOs in the making.
Thinking “republican” is the (in)operative word here.
We have a LOT of work to do.
It seems the RINOs pop up faster than we can remove like.
Its like Whack-A-Mole.
These GOPee people are so stupid. You’d think they would know better when Romney and Murkowski indicated they were against him.
They do it because there have never been consequences.
Most of us who supported the Trump policies are the real RINO. McConnell and crew are the same Wall Street supporting blood thirsty neo-cons they have always been and the joke has been on anyone wondering why this happens….Repeal and Replace anyone..
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