If the senators truly were trying to serve their constituents and this nation, they would have a time limit on confirming or denying a cabinet nominee. By refusing to confirm or deny, when it is not a lame duck nomination, they are being petulant children whose only desire is to obstruct and cause problems for the administration for as long as they possibly can. They show absolutely no regard for the strength and health of the nation and total disregard for the wishes of the people who elected the president and thereby showed their faith in his decisions. It is spiteful and can actually cause harm to the nation.
Unless the senators can show legitimate and meaningful reasons for not confirming a nominee, they should move this process along for the benefit of the nation and not be so selfish and spiteful based solely on their dislike of or disagreement with the decision of the voters and their elected representative in the White House. They are supposed to be serving us and doing our bidding. We pay them to do that. It isn’t their place to decide who we should or shouldn’t elect. It isn’t their place to thwart him just because their desires weren’t fulfilled. Their desires don’t mean a thing.
It is the will of the people that matters. This whole great experiment called America was based on the people being able to govern themselves and not be dictated to by a handful of others. We chose Trump. The opposition to Trump, while they shouldn’t rubber stamp everything without consideration first, must stop. It is hindering the will of the people. It is disrespectful to the people and the president and it proves that they don’t care about the people they serve at all. They have no respect for us. They are showing disdain for us and proving that they think they are more intelligent than us and should dictate to us what we should and must do.
Well, I have nothing but disdain for them because of that and I feel they should no longer be paid their salaries because they are not fulfilling their employment contract with us, their employers. They should be fired, not voted out in the next election. They have already broken faith and refused to earn their paycheck, and they’ve done so for purely selfish motives. So they shouldn’t receive another paycheck just because their tenure hasn’t expired yet. They should either start doing what they’re paid to do and show the people that they respect the people’s choice for president or be fired immediately. That’s what would be expected of any employee/employer relationship. This is no different.