Hillary uncorked a tweet storm last night, personally firing off and signing 11 consecutive tweets excoriating the GOP for its decision to deny President Obama the opportunity to replace Justice Scalia on the Supreme Court. Her stream of partisanship includes some telling omissions and falsehoods. Let’s take a few of them:
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 16, 2016
Yes it is. Nobody is disputing that. But the constitution also grants the US Senate the power to withhold its consent from a presidential nomination. Congress’ upper chamber has seen fit to do so many times over the history of the republic.