Here are the 20 GOP Cowards Who Cleared the Way for Loretta Lynch to Become the Next Attorney General

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When Loretta Lynch became the first black woman to be nominated to become Attorney General, she made it very clear that the rule of law was meaningless to her. Even when asked directly, she refused to specify any limitations to the power of the Presidency. More specifically, she testified under oath that she would implement Barack Obama’s unconstitutional executive order on amnesty.[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”5517620b381df”][vc_column_text]In other words, Lynch would continue the practices of providing cover for Obama’s lawlessness just like outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder did. With this procedural vote clearing the way for Lynch’s confirmation, 19 Republicans joined with the Democrats in telling Lynch that her vow to break her oath to uphold and defend the Constitution, before it is even taken, is alright with them.

By a vote of 66 to 34, the Senate voted to avoid a filibuster of Lynch thereby clearing the way for her confirmation. Joining with the Democrats to clear this path for Lynch were the following Republicans. Roll Call gives the breakdown of those Republicans who voted against a filibuster, making it almost certain that Lynch will be confirmed.

  1. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire
  2. Richard M. Burr of North Carolina
  3. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin
  4. Mark S. Kirk of Illinois
  5. Rob Portman of Ohio
  6. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee
  7. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia
  8. Thad Cochran of Mississippi
  9. Susan Collins of Maine
  10. Bob Corker of Tennessee
  11. John Cornyn of Texas
  12. Jeff Flake of Arizona
  13. Cory Gardner of Colorado
  14. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina
  15. Orrin Hatch of Utah
  16. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky
  17. Pat Roberts of Kansas
  18. Mike Rounds of South Dakota
  19. John Thune of South Dakota
  20. Thom Tillis of North Carolina

Lynch’s confirmation all but guarantees business as usual in D.C. Just as Eric Holder, who identified himself as an activist, basically served as Obama’s personal attorney, rather than the top attorney for the United States of America, Lynch will, based upon statements during her hearing, continue to do Obama’s bidding and look the other way regarding the constitutionality of his actions.



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Jennifer Burke
Jennifer Burke
Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.

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