Skip to comments.GOP senator attacks Biden: 'I'm not sure what he recalls'
Posted on 09/23/2020 12:38:42 PM PDT by RandFan
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wy.) took a jab at Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday, saying hes not sure what he recalls about his time as Senate Judiciary Committee chairman.
I dont know what Joe Biden remembers when you look back at the time when he played such a role in the hearings for Judge [Robert] Bork. He was the one who basically turned on what became a political circus, Barrasso said at a Senate GOP press conference.
His comments come as Senate GOP leaders move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of complications from pancreatic cancer on Friday. Democrats, including Biden, have argued that the seat on the conservative-majority court should be left vacant until after the November election.
Biden, who chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1987 to 1995, oversaw several Supreme Court nominations. Barrasso's comments appeared to be a nod to attacks from the Trump campaign questioning Biden's cognition.
"I don't know if he remembers that he was the one that smeared Clarence Thomas," Barrasso added. "I don't know if Joe Biden remembers that he was one that led the filibuster of Justice [Samuel] Alito."
"Im not sure what he recalls of any of those, but I do know that the Democrats today here will continue to remember those lessons and use them against whoever it is that President Trump nominates," Barrasso said.
Senate Republicans are getting increasingly close to securing the votes needed to approve a Supreme Court nominee, whom Trump said hed announce by Saturday. Their move to consider a nominee less than two months before an election is a reversal from their stance in 2016, when they refused to move then-President Obama's final Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland.
Democrats have retaliated by invoking the so-called two-hour rule, which can be used to limit the ability to hold committee hearings after the Senate has been in session for more than two hours.
Don’t give the traitor any excuses.
He didn’t ATTACK Biden. He reminded the press of things Biden may have “forgotten.”
Well, if you exclude Secret Service agents, what has Sleepy Joe got there? 9 people or so?
That’s a 50% increase from Joe’s speech to 6 people.
Excitement for Joe is building! If Joe can add 3 people per week, Joe could be looking at two dozen people attending his rallies! (if he phones some relatives).
Oh my bad. There may be TEN people there (besides Secret Service agents).
[He reminded the press of things Biden may have forgotten.]
Well, to be fair, Joe Biden probably doesn’t remember his lunch yesterday.
Are you kidding...he doesn’t know what planet he’s on!
LOL - Joe knows he’s on Mars.
Men are from Mars and women are from Venus!
It’s in the, you know man, the thing!
The Consolation of the United States of ‘Merica.
More Republican Senators need to start telling the truth about Biden. Ridicule and abuse him. Have no mercy. He’s an enemy of the Rupublic.
Mars is near Pittsburgh, Joe. You out to remember. Most of your campaign time is in Pennsylvania so that you can get back to your coffin before dark like a reverse vampire.
I agree. That was no attack.
Soon I dont think Joe Biden will even recall he is Joe Biden. No harm, no foul.
“Men are from Mars and women are from Venus!”
And Slo-Joe is from Uranus.
Notice all of those gas guzzlers in the picture!
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