Michael Bennet: I Don’t Agree with the Dem Strategy When It Comes to Trump’s Judges

‘Donald Trump, as a result of what we have done and as a result of what Mitch McConnell has done, has been able to appoint more circuit court judges and he’s got two Supreme Court justices than any president in the history of our country’

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BENNET: “Yeah, here’s what I would say. I have clearly said — and it doesn’t fill me with any pleasure to say this. I have clearly said that I have not agreed with the democratic strategy when it comes to judges. And I think the proof is in the pudding. Donald Trump as a result of what we have done and as a result of what Mitch McConnell has done has been able to appoint more circuit court judges and he’s got two Supreme Court justices than any president in the history of our country because he’s working with a 51-vote threshold and the destruction of the Senate’s responsibility to advise and consent. The people behind that super pac that are attacking me for an “F,” they deserve an “F” because they helped conceive that strategy and they continue to conceive it. The reason I said we shouldn’t filibuster Gorsuch was very simple, Gorsuch was a trade of Scalia for Gorsuch. Mitch McConnell not only allowed him, gave him every opportunity to use the nuclear option on Gorsuch. Instead of waiting for it, forcing him to wait for Kavanaugh. And my argument was it’s going to — that’s going to be when roe V. Wade is at stake. That’s when the president is going to be even more popular. That’s when the Russian investigation is going to be taken up. We didn’t have the discipline, unlike Mitch McConnell.”

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