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‘Isn’t This Blatant Democratic Obstruction?’: Chris Wallace Grills Sen. Cardin on Cabinet Fights

Chris Wallace grilled Senator Ben Cardin on Fox News Sunday today about the slow pace of Trump administration confirmations compared to past administrations, due to Democratic pushback.

Wallace asked him, “Isn’t this blatant Democratic obstruction?”

Cardin said they know they can’t actually stop the nominees, but Wallace told him, “You’re doing everything you can to slow it down.”

Cardin insisted that Democrats are just taking as much time as possible to publicly highlight the records of all of Trump’s nominees.

Wallace brought up Cardin himself blasting a Republican “pattern of blocking” Barack Obama‘s appointments four years ago and asked how this is different. Cardin said in both cases Democrats were in the minority, so in this case they’re not able to set schedules like Republicans are.

Watch above, via Fox.

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