James Inhofe Marginalising Himself & His Agenda

From ::Colored Opinions:: Sun Feb 24 2013, 07:19:00

On thursday 15 Republican Senators tell Obama to withdraw Chuck Hagel's nomination. The Same day Republican Senator James Inhofe writes a letter claiming :

'I know the Senate has traditionally deferred to the President on Cabinet nominations. However, our nation is at war.' The White House did not react to James Inhofe's letter (at least I didn't see anything), but reacted to the letter by the 15:

"This waste of time is not just meaningless political posturing--because we firmly believe that Sen. Hagel will be confirmed--but the waste of time is of consequence," However, on friday Senator Bob Corker, Ranking Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said this:

"I am leaning against supporting him. I'm not planning to filibuster him; I think we should have an up-or-down vote on him. But I am leaning against supporting him at this point, and I'll make the decision next week." A polite rejection of James Inhofe's lobbying. The 15 Sentors that signed the letter are:

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