‘Well, They Are Idiots’: GOP Senator Tees Off on Democrats Over Committee Boycott
Following Democrats of the Senate Finance Committee announcing that they were boycotting the committee votes of two of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, thus creating a delay in advancing the nominations to the Senate floor for a vote, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) had some harsh words for them.
Speaking to CNN’s Manu Raju, Hatch teed off on the Dems for not allowing a vote in committee to be taken on Treasury nominee Steve Mnuchin or HHS nominee Tom Price.
“Well, they are idiots,” Hatch said. “It’s just complete breach of decorum, a complete breach of committee rules, a complete breach of just getting along around here.”
Democrats have claimed they are boycotting because they feel Mnuchin and Price were not truthful and they would like the two nominees to clarify what they lied about.
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
[image via screengrab]
Have a tip we should know? [email protected]