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Hillary Stands By DiFi

[QUOTE]Clinton stressed the political reality that if Feinstein resigned, Republicans likely wouldn’t allow a Democratic replacement to join the Senate Judiciary Committee, effectively preventing Dems from confirming judicial appointments.

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by Anonymousreply 13May 30, 2023 11:09 AM

I love that photo of Hillary, it really captures her essence

by Anonymousreply 1May 24, 2023 7:20 PM

I agree with her on this. The Dems are looking at a horrible 2024 Senate map, no way in hell can they afford to lose one seat and bring the judicial appointments to a halt. Biden is already lagging behind Trump's first-term judicial appointment record.

by Anonymousreply 2May 24, 2023 7:23 PM

Her losing the 2016 election will always be one of my biggest disappointments. I’m talking profound, gut wrenching disappointment. 😔

by Anonymousreply 3May 24, 2023 7:41 PM

She’s in a lot worse shape than I thought.

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by Anonymousreply 4May 29, 2023 6:51 PM

They want to put Adam Schiff in the Senate. If Feinstein resigns, Newsom (Gov. of California has promised to appoint a woman of color to the Senate. (Because he raised hackles when he appointed Alex Padilla to Kamala's seat.) They - Clinton, Pelosi, among others - would rather see Feinstein continue as a walking corpse and fill out her term so Schiff can run for the seat.

by Anonymousreply 5May 29, 2023 6:59 PM

Can we sue in order to overcome these obstructions? Or would that violate the separation of powers clause?

by Anonymousreply 6May 29, 2023 7:05 PM

Sam Seder has decoded this as a conspiracy against progressives.

Sam Seder @SamSeder

Pretty clear what is happening around Diane Feinstein’s non- retirement and its rare to see political machinations so nakedly disgusting. The lengths Pelosi will go to to prevent a progressive becoming even a temporary Senator is genuinely twisted.

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by Anonymousreply 7May 29, 2023 7:15 PM

On this, Hillary is not wrong, so of course we're going to bash her for Republican intransigence.

by Anonymousreply 8May 29, 2023 7:30 PM

Another limousine liberal who thinks she knows what’s best when in reality she doesn’t and handed asshole the win.

by Anonymousreply 9May 29, 2023 8:41 PM

She's useless if she isn't able to cast her vote. She needs to resign.

by Anonymousreply 10May 29, 2023 8:43 PM

She is casting votes, r10. That’s why Hillary says keep her.

by Anonymousreply 11May 30, 2023 10:44 AM

[quote] She is casting votes

She certainly is

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by Anonymousreply 12May 30, 2023 10:58 AM

These people prop each other up. It's so undemocratic.

by Anonymousreply 13May 30, 2023 11:09 AM
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