Our government is truly sick, and not just in the Democrat party. Long-time Senator Orrin Hatch, a Republican, seems to have been John Roberts-ed in regard to his vote in favor of mr. Obama’s nominee for Attorney General — the top law enforcement official in the country — despite her testimony in support of the president’s illegal and unconstitutional Executive-branch amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants inside the United States, an act so unlawful that even he said he did not have the power to do it several years ago (he still doesn’t).
First, let’s review Ms. Lynch’s answers to direct questions about whether she respects our nation’s laws <WND, link:
The first contentious exchange occurred when Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., asked whether Lynch thought immigrants entering the U.S. illegally had a right to claim U.S. citizenship under equal protection laws, claiming citizenship was their “civil right.”
I believe the right and obligation to work is a right of everyone who comes here regardless of status, and I would prefer people to be in the workforce than not.
Sessions pressed: “Does an illegal immigrant have a right to demand a job? Do you think a person here illegally has a right to work in the United States when the law says it’s illegal to hire someone who is here illegally?”
We want everyone in the United States to be able to seek employment.
Sessions asked further: “If a person comes here illegally and has a right to get a Social Security card and a work authorization, is an employer still free to give preference to hiring someone who is here legally? Would you take action against an employer who did not hire someone given a work permit under the president’s executive actions?”
I would look forward to speaking with you and working with you as we try to address this point in the future.
These answers are worse than inadequate.
They are the equivalent of saying that our nation’s laws do not matter, that the Rule of Law does not matter.
And a person who has is interviewing for the job of United States Attorney General who makes such a statement absolutely cannot and should not be confirmed as Attorney General.
“HI, MY NAME IS _______ AND I WANT TO BE THE NATION’S ATTORNEY GENERAL, BUT DON’T BELIEVE IN THE RULE OF LAW. PLEASE CONFIRM ME FOR THE POSITION, THANK YOU.”
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to confirm U.S. Attorney Loretta E. Lynch as the next attorney general, paving the way for her likely confirmation by the full Senate, which is expected to vote on her nomination in the next week or two.
Sens. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah), Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) and Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) voted with the committee’s nine Democrats to approve Lynch’s nomination. <Washington Post, link>
What world are we living in, where Republican Senators could actually vote in favor of a candidate who is against the Rule of Law.
Orrin Hatch looks scared — is he hearing footsteps?
Orrin Hatch, alleged Republican, had this to say in support of her nomination:
The case against her nomination, as far as I can tell, essentially ignores her professional career and focuses solely on about six hours that she spent before this committee on Jan. 28.
Uh, no, Orrin, no one is ignoring her professional career, and you know it. The simple fact is that she supports an executive branch that is behaving in direct violation of the Constitution, and you know this too.
Why are you doing this?
Do you hear Obama’s footsteps, as John Roberts likely did when he affirmed the disaster known as Obamacare?
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) gives us all a very clear message on why the Lynch nomination must be opposed, and you need to listen, Mr. Orrin Hatch:
The Senate cannot confirm someone to this post who is going to support and advance a scheme that violates our Constitution and eviscerates congressional authority. Congress makes the laws, not the president—as every schoolchild knows.