Featured News

Republicans Are Taking Hostages For Trump As JD Vance Vows To Block DOJ Nominees

Sen. JD Vance is vowing to hold DOJ nominees hostage until Merrick Garland stops prosecuting Donald Trump.


Vance said, “I’ve announced today that I will be holding all Department of Justice nominees that Merrick Garland will use if confirmed, not to enforce the law, which is his duty, but clearly to harass his political opponents. I think we have to grind this department to a halt until Merrick Garland promises to do his job and stop going after his political opponents. Donald Trump is just one and the most recent example of the fact that Merrick Garland uses his office for political purposes…Let’s make this department work a little more slowly until Merrick Garland changes course and does his job the right way.”

So what does Vance’s blockade really mean?

According to CNN’s Manu Raju, not much for now:

The nation has already reached the phase where Trump’s supporters in Congress are resorting to hostage-taking. Vance’s announcement was more political theater than actual action, but if any DOJ nominee gets blocked by the Senator from Ohio, because he is mad about Trump’s indictment, it will be bad for the country, and national security.

Republicans in Congress can’t do anything to save Trump, so they are putting on a show because they think it will earn them credit with the folks back home.


Jason Easley

Jason is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements. Awards and  Professional Memberships Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and The American Political Science Association

Recent Posts

Trump Has A Breakdown Over Biden Leading Fox News Poll

Donald Trump is watching his false narrative that he is leading all of the polls…

16 hours ago

Aileen Cannon’s Colleagues Tried To Get Her To Step Aside From Trump Classified Docs Case

Two of Judge Aileen Cannon's colleagues urged her to step aside and not take the…

17 hours ago

Even Fox News Says Biden Is The Frontrunner After 11 Point Swing With Independent Voters

A new Fox News poll caused Trump's favorite network toPresident Biden as the…

21 hours ago

Democrats Hold Republicans’ Feet to the Fire Ahead of 2-Year Anniversary of Overturn of Roe

Democrats are on the freedom warpath. Democrats say abortion is defining the races for the…

22 hours ago

Jimmy Kimmel Says Trump’s Dementia And Lying Might Be Teaming Up

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel played allegations of Trump's cognitive decline and came to the…

1 day ago

Republicans Are Scrambling To Teach Cognitively Declining Trump Policy Before The Debate

Trump is not doing debate prep, but having policy time where Republican senators try to…

1 day ago