The Senate Republicans’ campaign against President Obama’s nominations has been nothing short of historic. On top of dozens of economic and regulatory positions, President Obama’s judicial nominees have faced greater obstructionism than those of any other president in history. According to former GOP congressional aide Joseph Engelhard, it’s not the appointees Republicans care about, it’s the obstruction. “This isn’t about any particular appointee — Ben Franklin could come back to life and they would oppose him,” he said.
Former GOP Aide: Senate Republicans Would Even Block Ben Franklin If Obama Nominated Him