President-elect Joe Biden should expect difficulty getting nominees through a Republican-controlled U.S. Senate, warns Sen. Marco Rubio.
Rubio told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Wednesday that given the difficulties President Donald Trump had with getting appointments through, the same likely would hold true for Democrat Biden.
“I do think that given what’s occurred in the Senate over the last four years under President Trump, there’ll be a lot less deference given to presidential appointments, because there was zero deference given to President Trump’s appointments. And one of the funny things to see is when President Trump dismisses someone who was confirmed by the Senate, but Democrats voted against, suddenly they become a hero of the Democratic Party. But when they were nominated, they were the worst person on Earth if you heard them in what they said about them,” Rubio said.
“So look, there’s no way that Biden nominations are going to be treated like they traditionally have been treated under previous presidents simply because the atmosphere in the Senate has changed, and frankly, because of the way the Democrats have just been so unfair during the Trump years on some of these nominees that they simply oppose them because the President