| Clip Of Open Phones, Part 1

Video Clip: Senate Debates Rule Change for Executive Branch Nominations

Description

Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and James Lankford debated a proposed rule change to limit the amount of debate required for some executive and judicial branch nominations. The rule change did not pass which led to speculation that Senate Republicans would use the "nuclear option" for these nominations. c

4 minutes

Keywords

  • Advice And Consent
  • Appeals Court
  • Cabinet
  • Confirmation
  • Lifetime Appointment
  • Nomination
  • Nuclear Option
  • Personnel
  • Resolution
  • Senate
  • Standing Order

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