CNN and Fox had articles talking about what is predicted to be a contentious confirmation hearing of John Bolton as
Democratic Strategist, Bob Beckel
Republican Strategist, Paul Manafort
… Beckel said that in the end he didn't think Democrats would try to mount a filibuster or other type of procedural block to
"They've stirred up a few things but they're not going to break a pick on it. He's going to get approved and he's going to be at the U.N. and at that point we'll see," Beckel told FOX News.
… [Manafort] told FOX News that Democratic opposition to Bolton represents more of a protest against the 2004 election results than an attack on
"These are people who represent the philosophy of the administration that won the election in November, and the Democrats are trying not to oppose the candidates by virtue of their qualifications but by virtue of what they stand for, and they lost that election," Manafort said. "John Bolton is more than qualified to be U.N. ambassador."
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