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BOOOM! Republicans Approve Trump’s Cabinet Picks WITHOUT A SINGLE DEMOCRAT SHOWING UP TO VOTE!

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GOP makes epic move against Democrats who decided to boycott President Trump’s cabinet picks. If Democrats want to play games the GOP is MVP.

Democrats in the senate refused to attend a hearing for two of President Trump’s cabinet picks in a pathetic attempt to use the boycott to delay the ceremony, too bad the GOP is always one step ahead.

According to Business Insider– Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved President Donald Trump’s nominees for secretary of the Treasury and secretary of health and human services without any votes from Democrats.

Republicans used a parliamentary tactic to change the committee rules, allowing them to pass the nominations onto the full Senate without Democrats in attendance.

Democrats on Tuesday boycotted votes on the two Cabinet picks, Steven Mnuchin for Treasury and Tom Price for HHS, by not attending. One Democrat had to be in attendance for the vote to take place.

After the rule change, Mnuchin and Price each passed with 14 votes.

“Long story short, we took some unprecedented actions today due to the unprecedented obstruction on the part of our colleagues,” said Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the chair of the committee.

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