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Trump nominees should grill senators at confirmation hearings

Trump nominees should grill senators at confirmation hearings

There is only one plausible explanation for President Barack Obama's 11th-hour provocations of Israel and Russia: He is laying the groundwork with Senate Democrats to poison the confirmation well for Trump cabinet nominees. President-elect Donald Trump should take the opportunity thus afforded to drive more nails into the Senate Democratic coffin.

Democratic politicians are still smarting over the beating they took on Election Day. Their first opportunity to repair the damage will come this week, when the Senate begins confirmation hearings for President-elect Trump's cabinet nominees. Senate Democrats and President Obama surely appreciate these hearings for what they are: a genuine...

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