Republicans More Confident Bolton Will Be Confirmed
Politics: Considering his main accuser has turned out to be a plagiarizer, I would say so. But this part of the article is funny.
|The eight Democrats on the committee plan to vote against Bolton. Opposition from just one of the 10 Republicans would result in a tie that could prevent the nomination from going forward for a vote in the full Senate. ....But with more than two weeks to go until the committee vote, Democrats said such confidence might be premature. "This phase of the process is just beginning now. I don't know why anybody would have their minds made up before the facts are in," said Norm Kurz, spokesman for Sen. Joseph Biden of Delaware, top Democrat on the committee.|