Tester Follows Chuck Schumer’s Marching Orders on Kavanaugh
Delay, delay, delay. That's the apparent tactic of Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), who has yet to meet with President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court. And Tester appears to be taking the marching orders straight from Chuck Schumer- the leader of Senate Democrats.
As Politico reports:
Now Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer faces the monumental task of defeating Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and he’s counting on Manchin and a half-dozen other vulnerable Democrats to keep any hint that they might support the high court nominee to themselves.
“All Chuck ever says in caucus [meetings], it’s pretty well known: ‘Keep your powder dry. Don’t commit. Stay as neutral as you can, as long as you can,’” said Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). “It gives him some room to maneuver.”
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