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April 13, 2023

Mitch McConnell to Announce His Retirement, GOP Sources In the Senate Confirm

Fantastic. You need to spend some more time with your Chinese donors and corporate bagmen, Mitch.

Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has been out of the public eye for weeks, following a serious fall that hospitalized him. Now multiple sources confirm that Senators John Barrasso of Wyoming, John Cornyn of Texas and John Thune of South Dakota are actively reaching out to fellow Republican senators in efforts to prepare for an anticipated leadership vote -- a vote that would occur upon announcement that McConnell would be retiring from his duties as leader, and presumably the Senate itself.

One source says that Cornyn has been particularly active in his preparations, taking fellow senators with whom he has little in common to lunch in attempts to court them.

I'll bet he has.

Great, McConnell retires, and John F'n' Cornyn replaces him.

26 KY governor has his hands full this week
Posted by NCKate

Ugh and he's a Democrat. The legislature passed a law that the governor can only pick a replacement from a list the legislators give him, but he says that's unconstitutional and will fight it.

Thanks for running for office until they had to carry you out on a stretcher, Mitch.

That's not the only retirement news in the Senate.

Democrats began demanding that Dianne Feinstein retire. She is decrepit and nearly as demented as Biden, and has been absent from the Senate for a long time due to shingles (which I understand is like chicken pox, only much more painful and dangerous for older people).

Because she's on the Judiciary Committee, this leaves the Democrats short votes to clear their leftwing maniac know-nothing diversity slot judges who don't know what the Brady Doctrine is, or what a woman is, because they're not biologists.

And that's got Democrats frothing mad. They want her to admit she's incapable of serving as Senator -- or actually, they want her staffers and handlers to admit this; they don't think Feinstein is calling the shots any longer -- and resign so they can get back to destroying the scraps and dust that remain of pre-Obama America.

Feinstein's staffers, handlers, and nurses won't let the old hag resign -- I guess they don't have jobs lined up, and need to keep this old cow's milk flowing a couple of more years -- but they have agreed that the Fake Senator should lose her place on the Judiciary Committee, to be replaced by someone cogent, or, if a cogent Democrat cannot be located, at least a Democrat capable of being physically present at work.

But only temporarily, while she convalesces.

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who has faced calls to resign from fellow Democrats, asked Wednesday to be temporarily replaced on the Judiciary Committee while she recovers from illness that has kept her away from Washington for weeks.

Feinstein, the oldest member of Congress at 89, said in a statement that her recovery from a case of shingles she disclosed in early March had been delayed because of complications. She provided no date for her return and said she had requested that Majority Leader Chuck Schumer ask the Senate to allow another Democratic senator to serve in her committee seat until she was able to return.

"I intend to return as soon as possible once my medical team advises that it's safe for me to travel," Feinstein said. "In the meantime, I remain committed to the job and will continue to work from home in San Francisco."

Feinstein's lengthy absence has caused increasing anxiety within her party because it has threatened Democratic efforts to confirm President Joe Biden's nominees for federal courts in a narrowly divided chamber. Her decision to seek a committee stand-in during her recovery came shortly after two House Democrats called on her to resign after her extended absence from Washington.

In recent years, Feinstein has faced questions in recent years about her cognitive health and memory, though she has defended her effectiveness representing a state that is home to nearly 40 million people.

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