Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Some dine with Barack while others stand with Rand

These Republican senators spent the evening dining with Barack Obama, according to CBS News:
Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.; Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga.; John Hoeven, R-N.D.; John McCain, R-Ariz.; Bob Corker, R-Tenn.; Mike Johanns, R-Neb.; Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Richard Burr, R-N.C.; Dan Coats, R-Ind., Ron Johnson, R-Wis.; and Pat Toomey, R-Pa.; are among the senators who joined the president for dinner tonight. The group dined at the Jefferson Hotel a few blocks from the White House.
Other Republican senators spent the evening with Rand Paul on the senate floor, taking part in a filibuster ovcr the nomination of John Brennan as CIA Director, and seeking clarification from the Obama team on its assertion that drone strikes could be used to assassinate suspected terrorists in the U.S. without due process.

The senate floor action is live tonight on CSPAN 2.

From Chris Muir's Day by Day Cartoon:

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