OBSTRUCTION IS UNPRECEDENTED
Senate Democrats now resort to “petty” but historically unprecedented methods to obstruct President Trump’s efforts to run the nation. There are some annoying numbers to consider from studies compiled by both the White House and the Republican National Committee, based on multiple sources from the press and researchers. Consider that of Mr. Trump’s 197 nominations to federal agencies, only 48 have been confirmed. Only two of his 23 judicial nominations have the green light. In total, less than a quarter of the president’s nominations are a go — almost six months after he was inaugurated. By comparison, at this point during President Barack Obama’s tenure, 69 percent of his nominations had been confirmed.
“Senate Democrats have delayed and stalled on confirming crucial appointments and nominations made by President Trump by putting nominees through