Reid Flip Flop Video Added: Senate Dems to seat Burris….

Via AP:

Changing course, Senate Democrats emerged from a meeting with Senate appointee Roland Burris on Wednesday and set forth the legal steps under which they’re willing to welcome him into the Senate in President-elect Barack Obama’s vacated spot. (Jan. 7)


Turn on your TVs, this is HILLYARIOUS, Reid and Durbin are trying to look like everything is their idea on seating Burris, yeah okay. They are saying there is a court case pending, and it is so so important, Yu-huh, no Harry, you made a melodrama for no reason you have NO AUTHORITY to do jack on Burris. And this BS talk about ROOLZ Cmte is a smoke screen, Feinstein ALREADY said she will seat him…sad really and they are digging deeper now, calling for a FULL VOTE OF THE FULL SENATE!! OMG maroons!! Illinois SC is going to issue a Writ of Mandamus and there isn’t a damn thing Reid can do about it, EVEN JESSE WHITE the IL SoS is now saying the Senate doesn’t NEED his signature, yep, pathetic showing!!!

Basically, once the SoS signature is forced by SC of IL Burris is getting seated, period. Reid has not got a pot to pixx in on this….and it is embarrassing and a ridiculous way to start the session for the 111th Congress….

Burris to have presser at 1:30pm EST….


Via FOX:

Senate officials in both parties, speaking on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly for Senate members, have said there is a growing expectation in the Capitol that the saga will end with Burris being seated.


“If you don’t seat Mr. Burris, it has ramifications for gubernatorial appointments all over America,” the California Democrat (Dianne Feinstein) said. “Mr. Burris is a senior, experienced politician. He has been attorney general, he has been controller, and he is very well-respected. I am hopeful that this will be settled.”

In a piece of political theater, Burris, 71, tried and failed Tuesday to take Obama’s seat.

Yes, a disgraceful piece of theatre that wasted the people’s time, exactly:

White said Wednesday says he’s being unfairly blamed by senators, saying Burris could have been accepted there without his signature, calling that “mostly ceremonial.”

And in Chicago, Burris’ attorneys asked the Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday to expedite a hearing on their petition for a court order directing White to certify his appointment.

Burris also was considering a federal lawsuit to force Senate Democrats to seat him.

“Our credentials were rejected by the secretary of the Senate,” said Timothy W. Wright III, an attorney for Burris. “We were not allowed to be placed in the record book. We were not allowed to proceed to the floor for purposes of taking oath. All of which we think was improperly done and is against the law of this land.”

MiM knew this was coming, it is clear the Senate does nto have the legal authority to block this appointment, and we are thankful that they don’t. It is a power they should never have, and should never have ATTEMPTED to take for themselves under Reid’s continual, embarassing failures of leadership.

January 7, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , . Obama Administration, Politics.

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