Jeb Bush was stumping in New Hampshire this week when he spoke out for presidential power. Not his own, mind you. But the power of whoever's in office to exercise a degree of autonomy. "I think presidents have the right to pick their team," Bush said, referencing the fact that President Obama's choice for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, hasn't received a vote from the Senate. Obama nominated Lynch back in November.
Yesterday Obama unsurprisingly agreed with Jeb Bush--perhaps for the last time between now and November 2016. "Enough. Enough," Obama told reporters during a press conference. "Call Loretta Lynch for a vote, get her confirmed, let her do her job. This is embarrassing," the president said. Eric Holder remains Attorney General for now.
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