Originally published at: https://www.hannity.com/media-room/orrin-unloads-sen-hatch-slams-dianne-feinstein-over-court-complaints/
Sen. Orrin Hatch slammed Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s last-minute attempts to derail the confirmation process of dozens of judges Monday night; saying further delay would be wildly “unfair to the nominees” who have already traveled to Washington, DC.
Hatch’s comments come hours after Feinstein blasted the planned hearings; writing “Scheduling a hearing for controversial nominees during a recess when members are unable to attend is unprecedented and further demonstrates Republican efforts to pack the courts.”
“Senate Democrats have sent a letter complaining that they were ‘not consulted’ about a hearing that not only had the ranking member agreed to… but they had specifically agreed to ‘not to object to the timing of hearings scheduled,’” fired-back Hatch.
Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley unveiled his party’s plan last week to confirm upwards of 40 federal judges before the 2018 midterm elections; setting the stage for an all-out confirmation battle weeks before American voters head to the polls.