Apr 6, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Frustrations on both sides as Senate goes nuclear

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

After the GOP pushed the nuclear option in the Senate today in order to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Buzzfeed spoke to senators as tensions reached a boiling point on both sides of the aisle regarding the events over the past year surrounding Antonin Scalia's vacant seat:

I wouldn't say they stole a court seat. I would say they denied a president a year of his presidency. This is the hard part. What goes around comes around. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein
I've got a yellow lab named Ben and an English cocker named Buster that could have led us to a better place than where we are today. Republican Sen. Bob Corker
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