“Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues,” Politico reports.
Said Hawley: “One of the things that has been so painful for conservative voters over the years is to see people like former Justice David Souter put on the bench, who wasn’t really vetted. People ask how could it happen over time? One of the ways it happens is that Republican senators don’t actually take the job seriously.”
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said she was “disturbed” by the events.Save to Favorites