A President’s Legacy: The Obama Years – Obstruction


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(L-R) President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell/R-KY, Senator John Coryrn/R-TX, former Republican House Speaker John Boehner (AP Photos)

Much will be written about the unprecedented Republican obstruction of President Obama’s agenda; from judicial nominees, to jobs bills and more the president wrote about it himself, in a Huffington Post op-ed.

Addressing the refusal of the Senate leader to hold confirmation hearings for his Supreme Court nominee, President Obama wrote:
“The last time a Supreme Court seat was kept vacant through Election Day was in 1864. At the height of the Civil War. So, this isn’t about precedent. This is about the obstruction of a broken Republican-led Congress.”

Kim Lampkins has more…
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