Senator Diane Feinstein (D-California) should not resign despite her health problems. Two-time unsuccessful presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warns to stay on as Republicans try to block Democrats from filling judiciary committee vacancies and delay President Joe Biden’s Attorney General nomination are doing.
“Here’s the dilemma: If she retires, Republicans won’t agree to have anyone on the Judiciary Committee,” Clinton explained. time magazine monday interview Performed with Charlotte Alter at the Chicago Humanity Festival.
“I want you to think about how bad that would be. So I don’t know if she really does or doesn’t, what she thinks in her heart, but I can’t do it right now because we We cannot leave her seat vacant if we are going to get a judge’s approval, which is one of our most important continuing obligations.”
As Breitbart News reported, Feinstein’s ongoing health struggles are well documented.
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She reportedly had “several complications” after returning home from hospital for shingles, many of which have not been made public, after a three-month vacation in Washington, D.C., last week. I have just returned to work at
many Democrats called Mr. Feinstein has offered to step down from the House if he is absent, but she has flatly refused.
She agreed to temporarily fill her seat on the Judiciary Committee, but Republicans announced in April that Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (New York) would replace her with Senator Ben Cardin (Democrat, Maryland) from being appointed to the Commission.
Ms. Clinton, 75, acknowledged that Feinstein has had some health problems that have kept her away from Washington, but she finds the option of permanent absence unbearable.
She also said in an interview that if the Republican Party “does the right thing and says, ‘This woman is seriously ill and she just lost her husband to cancer…of course, if that’s the case, I’m going to have you for this position.’ ‘ and things would be different,’ he outlined. she retires ”
“But they wouldn’t say that,” she said. “So what are we going to do? All those people pushing her to retire, are there no more judges? I don’t think that’s a good tradeoff.”
Clinton’s support for Feinstein’s continuation seemed to contradict her thoughts when she delivered a speech about the fitness of the 80-year-old Biden to be president. financial times Washington’s Weekend Festival said, “His age matters and people have a right to consider it.” according to Fox News.
The former secretary of state and senator from New York offered his views after the speech. times As evidence of Biden’s decline, editor Edward Roos cited his struggles to negotiate the easy steps during the G7 summit in Hiroshima, Japan last week.
“I had a heart-stopping moment a day or two ago when he nearly fell down the stairs,” Ruth said.
“Every time it happens, it breaks your heart, because these things can be consequential. Are you worried about that?”
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-California), the leading candidate to replace ailing California Senator Diane Feinstein, packed the Supreme Court Sunday by adding new seats and filling them with liberal justices. called to do so. https://t.co/a6o6uAL9rh
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“It’s a concern for everyone. There have been younger presidents who have fallen, but people didn’t get heart palpitations,” Clinton replied.
The former first lady also said she believed Biden was determined to run for re-election, claiming he had a “good track record” during his tenure.
“But you know, he’s got a great word, and I think he’s right, but criticize him not for going against the Almighty, but for going against the alternative. I’m the one in the camp who thinks he’s determined to run.”