This is why I have lost all respect for Republicans. This is NOT how this nation works, however, it IS how the Republican Party works.
I know it will take a few election cycles but I hope I will live long enough to see the day the Republican Party is destroyed -- gone -- forgotten.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) went to the Senate floor
Thursday morning to declare that when history looks back on the current
Congress, it will "note the Republicans in Congress treated President
Obama with unprecedented disrespect."
"President Obama is the first President to be denied a hearing on
his budget. He's the first President to be denied a hearing on a Supreme
Court nominee. President Obama is the first President asked to show his
birth certificate," Reid said on the floor. "President Obama is the
first President to face over 500 filibusters here in the Senate. In this
Republican Senate, President Obama will receive fewer nominees
confirmed than any President in many many decades. Republicans have not
done their basic work of government."
The comments were part of a string of political speeches Reid has
given on the floor in recent months, as the general election has
approached and Congress' productivity has come to a screeching halt.
During his speech, Reid blamed Republican obstructionism and political
games for laying the groundwork for Donald Trump as the GOP nominee.
"They would have us believe that Trump just fell out of the sky and
somehow mysteriously became the nominee of the party, but that's not the
way it is," Reid said. "Everything that he's said, stood for, done in
this bizarre campaign that he's run has come, filtered up, from what's
going on in the Republican Senate." Trump, Reid said, "is the monster
Republicans built. He is their Frankenstein monster. They own him," he
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