The Senate minority leader accused Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the Judiciary Committee chair, of targeting “private citizens with no legislative purpose.”
“It is flat wrong to seek partisan advantage from health issues of a colleague,” said White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
"I’ve never seen them go after a man who was sick in the Senate in that way," the former House speaker said.
Watch this spectacular self-own by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) as he attempts to trip assistant attorney general nominee Kristen Clarke.
The Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee eviscerated attorney general William Barr after failing to show up for a hearing on the Mueller Report.
Every Republican on the judiciary committee voted for Wendy Vitter.
At his confirmation hearing Sen. Whitehouse asks Judge Gorsuch about dark money
A congressional panel will consider the case on Tuesday.