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For Immediate Release

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Statement of AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders: This is a major step toward resolving Senate obstructionism

Washington is broken and the extreme partisan gridlock in the Senate is untenable.

Washington, D.C. — 

“Washington is broken and the extreme partisan gridlock in the Senate is untenable.

“Senator Reid did the right thing in moving to change Senate rules to allow a majority vote on most executive branch nominations. This is a major step toward resolving Senate obstructionism.”

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