I'm embarrassed by my own Sen. Cornyn's 'no' vote. Harriet Miers would be terrific, he thought, but not Elena Kagan or Sonia Sotomayor? In Texas, Cornyn is defying the White House because he wants to himself name our 4 US Attorneys, which is why we don't have any yet. It's one thing to oppose an occasional Bork, another to become routinely obstructionist toward a sitting president, like him or not, which is where Mr. Cornyn seems to be at these days.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Cornyn votes 'no' on Kagan
The Senate Judiciary Committee today voted to approve the US Supreme Court nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, but Texas Senator John Cornyn voted against her. Learning of the vote at Sentencing Law & Policy, I left this disappointed comment: