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Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:51 PM

'Bouquet-throwing contest:' Biden's CIA nominee William Burns gets rave reviews in hearing

Source: USA Today

WASHINGTON William Burns appeared to glide through his confirmation hearing to become CIA director on Wednesday, winning marquee endorsements and frothy support from senators in both parties.

"I can't think of anybody that has the breadth of experience that you've had in the world," Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, told Burns at one point.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who has been a vocal critic of some CIA tactics, joked that the hearing risked "becoming a full-fledged bouquet throwing contest" as he heaped praise on Burns' human rights record.

The hearing opened with auspicious endorsements from two bold-named statesmen.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/bouquet-throwing-contest-biden-s-cia-nominee-william-burns-gets-rave-reviews-in-hearing/ar-BB1dYbaB?li=BBnbfcQ&ocid=DELLDHP

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Reply 'Bouquet-throwing contest:' Biden's CIA nominee William Burns gets rave reviews in hearing (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 24 OP
Ocelot II Feb 24 #1
speak easy Feb 24 #2
efhmc Feb 24 #4
Ocelot II Feb 24 #5
Dream Girl Feb 24 #7
efhmc Feb 24 #3
Ocelot II Feb 24 #6
tblue37 Feb 24 #8

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:53 PM

1. Hawley and Cruz will probably vote against him anyhow, just because.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:56 PM

2. They are voting against all Biden's nominees

to show that Dumbf won the election.

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Response to speak easy (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:59 PM

4. Yeah, that will show those 81,283,098 Biden voters.

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Response to efhmc (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 03:04 PM

5. We don't really exist. Or we actually voted for Trump but our ballots were altered.

Or something.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 03:05 PM

7. Or cuz

Black people

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 02:57 PM

3. I was just thinking before I came here if they had voted yes for any of President's Biden's picks.

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Response to efhmc (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 03:04 PM

6. I don't think so. They wouldn't vote for Jesus if Biden nominated him.

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Response to Ocelot II (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 24, 2021, 03:08 PM

8. And Rand Paul.

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