Weekend Watchforit

It seems that, by hook or by crook, Obama is determined to get 60 seats in the Senate

Case in point

The Obama administration has been floating the idea of naming Republican Sen. Judd Gregg (N.H.) to be Commerce Secretary, several Senate sources said Thursday.

The sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Gregg’s nomination was far from a done deal, but remains a serious possibility. Reached by phone, Gregg, the top Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, said he had no comment on whether he has been in talks with the White House about the post.

New Hampshire’s governor is a Democrat, who would be able to name Gregg’s replacement. That pick could give the party a filibuster-proof 60-vote majority in the chamber if Democrat Al Franken is also ultimately named the winner in the contested Minnesota Senate race.

Anyone know anything about this guy and whether or not he’ll be able to handle turning down this post?

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One Response to Weekend Watchforit

  1. Rivrdog says:

    The Commerce Secretary probably has the least clout at the big mahogany table the Cabinet sits at.

    There is little the Commerce Secretary could do to save business and industry from the Socialist predation which they are already undergoing.

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