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The proposal that could end Democratic obstruction of Trump’s judicial nominees

Carrie Severino, Washington Examiner

Confirming the president’s extraordinary judicial nominees is a top priority for me and my organization, the Judicial Crisis Network, and we are committed to doing whatever necessary to end this Democratic obstruction. That’s why we’ve launched a campaign in support of Sen. James Lankford’s gridlock reform. It’s time to tell the Senate Democrats who are obstructing Trump’s picks that they must stop playing games and start voting for qualified judicial nominees. Our courts—and our country—deserve better.

If Republicans Really Control The Senate…

If Republicans really control the Senate, then why are they making confirming Republican President Donald Trump’s department heads and subcabinet posts so difficult? A case in point is the nomination of Rep. Jim Bridenstine to serve as administrator of NASA, whose nomination has languished since September 2017.

NO CLOTURE: MOST IMPORTANT VOTE of '13

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Cruz believes that Friday’s procedural vote in the Senate over a spending bill that defunds Obamacare is the most important vote he and other lawmakers will take all year.

Rubio: 60 Votes for Amnesty Bill

Daniel Strauss, The Hill

The Florida Senator predicted on Friday that the Gang Bill had enough votes to avoid a filibuster.