Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Senate leaders on Tuesday cleared the path for a full floor vote on Loretta Lynch for attorney general, but the trio of Republican senators seeking the presidency – Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio – all say they will not give her the nod.
“My vote on Loretta Lynch is going to be unambiguously no. Unequivocal,” said Cruz, explaining he was dissatisfied with her answering of questions at the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Breitbart reported.
Cruz also sent out an email opposing Lynch.
His statement: “Lynch does not respect the Constitution. If confirmed as America’s next attorney general, she will expand the power of the executive branch and give Obama even more authority.”

He went on to denounce Lynch’s views of immigration and her belief that Obama’s executive orders on immigration were “reasonable,” as well as her push to ban “a laundry list of firearms and ammunition.” Cruz also said Lynch was a big supporter of civil asset forfeiture, a tool for government “to seize private property without due process … [from] individuals not charged with crimes.”


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