Skip to comments.Schumer invokes "two-hour rule" to block Senate committee hearings
Posted on 09/22/2020 6:28:09 PM PDT by where's_the_Outrage?
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer invoked the "two-hour rule" Tuesday, a measure that constrains the scheduling and duration of Senate committee meetings.
The move is intended to retaliate against Republicans, who have agreed to vote on confirming President Trump's nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
Under the rule, no Senate committee or subcommittee can meet after the Senate has been in session for two hours or after 2 p.m. The move potentially delays a briefing on national security and a confirmation hearing for Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.
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Do we control the senate, or does Schumer?
Hes just being an ass.
Change the rules...
That makes it easy. No committee hearing is required. You can just take it to the floor for a final vote. Screw the Dems.
Senator Yenta has a hissy fit...
Yes - Procedural assery- nothing serious - Crybaby having a tantrum
You already surrendered. You twat.
“Republican Senator Susan Collins also slammed Schumer on Tuesday, telling reporters that he “has been saying over and over again that we’re not having enough briefings on election security,” and now he was blocking meetings on election security. She also said that Rubio had asked Schumer for permission to meet, and Schumer had denied it.”
This is kidstuff compared to the avalanche of crap that’s coming down the pike for the nomination hearings.
Confirming the next justice is infinitely more important. Let Chuckie play his little game.
It really is about time.
Schumer needs taking down several notches.
The Rats rammed ObamaCare down our throats on Christmas Eve without a single Republican vote.
Now it’s our turn MoFo’s.
That’s the way to do this. Just take for a floor vote, be done with it and move forward with an election. If they don’t like it WTF cares. I’m done with this crap.
With RGB gone, this is the next turd that requires flushing...
Thanatos is getting sloppy...
Isnt McConnell the majority leader? He needs to tell Schumer to stuff it.
In this case, Schumer has control. Although if the tables were turned, the Dems would change the rules. Repubs will play along to avoid a vote before the election.
Thanks for that reminder ...
hell tell him that 51-49 in a few weeks.
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