Senate Democrats Stall Another Vote, This Time For Attorney General

Having already succeeded in delaying the confirmation of Tom Price and Steven Mnuchin, when Democrats boycotted a committee vote which had a minimum quorum requirement, moments ago Senate Democrats succeeded in stalling – if only temporarily – another confirmation when they used a procedural move on Tuesday afternoon to stall committee vote, this time on Jeff Sessions’ nomination to become US Attorney General amid last night’s controversy in which Trump fired the acting Attorney General Sally Yates for insubordination.
The announcement came after the committee took a break to allow members to vote on the floor confirmation of Elaine Chao as Transportation Secretary.

This post was published at Zero Hedge on Jan 31, 2017.