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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 03:41 PM

Nancy Pelosi Is Glad To See Jim Demint Go


The House minority leader blames DeMint after Senate Republicans block disabilities treaty. “Anyone who's a party to that, I wish them well wherever they are going,” Pelosi says.

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won't miss Sen. Jim DeMint when he leaves the Senate next month. DeMint will resign to head up the conservative Heritage Foundation, he announced Thursday. But Pelosi isn't gutted by his decision — particularly in light of what happened earlier this week, when a group of conservative Republican senators blocked ratification of a U.N. disabilities treaty.

"I think what we saw the night before last in the U.S. Senate was one of the saddest…of all occasions," Pelosi told reporters.

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and his wife, former Sen. Elizabeth Dole, appeared on the Senate floor in support of the measure, but that was ultimately not enough. A group of Republicans blocked the treaty anyway based on concerns that it would compromise American sovereignty. DeMint was among those senators who opposed the measure.

"Anyone who's a party to that, I wish them well wherever they are going," Pelosi said.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 04:00 PM

1. First DeMinted blocks the disabilities treaty, then he cuts and runs

Not only is Dr. DeMinto a bigot, he's also a coward.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 04:13 PM

2. Good on Nancy for highlighting DeMint's legacy.. may that follow the

the Cons, who voted to block the UN Disabilities Treaty, the rest of their greedy, self centered lives.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 05:21 PM

3. Besides the repuke fundies, who isn't happy to see him go?

If there's any sanity in SC, Jim Clyburn should be a good replacement.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 06:26 PM

4. Don't let the doorknob hit you in the ass on the way out!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 10:28 PM

5. These are the same bastards that drummed up support for a war in Iraq for false reasons..

Shows how much they really care about the troops!

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