Miguel Estrada was nominated to the federal bench by President Bush but was filibustered by Democrats. He was asked if he would consider the job of solicitor general. “I would never accept a job that requires Senate confirmation or, for that matter, willingly place myself in any situation (e.g., a hearing room) in which convention requires that I be civil to Chuck Schumer.”
ABC’s relentlessly-hyped LGBT miniseries When We Rise collapses in ratings, beaten by three networks. http://cvote.it/2maHgR5
Cecile Richards said that if Planned Parenthood is defunded, she’s “terrified” that women won’t be able to get abortions. But haven’t they been telling us that federal funding of Planned Parenthood had ‘nothing’ to do with abortion? http://cvote.it/2maMYT3
SPEAKING OF STUPID! Democrats face a daunting 2018 landscape, with 10 senators up for reelection in states that Trump won. Making it more difficult, the party’s left flank is convinced that a full embrace of progressivism is the only way to return to power and are threatening primary challenges for Democratic lawmakers who don’t commit to full obstruction of President Trump’s agenda. http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/321685-left-threatens-trump-friendly-senators-with-primary-challenges
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