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Did President Obama just call out Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo., for holding up the confirmation of Martha Johnson to lead GSA? You decide.
Here is what Obama said in tonight’s State of the Union address regarding the hold up of several of his nominees:
The confirmation of well-qualified public servants should not be held hostage to the pet projects or grudges of a few individual Senators.
And here are two links to our past posts about the hold Bond has on Johnson’s full Senate confirmation. Both note the hold is directly related to Bond’s desire to move a federal complex owned by GSA to downtown Kansas City, Mo.
So what do you think? Did Obama just give Johnson a shout-out of support? Discuss it in the comments section below.
January 28th, 2010 at 4:25 pm
Sounds like a “call-out” to me!!