Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted Republicans for trying to pretend that Barack Obama is not president in order to obstruct his Supreme Court nominee.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted Republicans for trying to pretend that Barack Obama is not president to obstruct his Supreme Court nominee.
Transcript via MSNBC:
RACHEL MADDOW: If you are nominated by the Democratic party, and you are elected president in November, would you ask President Obama to withdraw that nomination in the lame duck so that you could put forward your own nominee? Or, would you be okay with that nomination going forward in the lame duck, if that’s what the Republican Senate wanted to do?
HILLARY CLINTON: You know, I– I really find– this whole– line of questioning one that I’m not comfortable with, because I– we have one President at a time. And I think part of the problem right now is the Republicans are trying to act like he’s not really still president.
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