Cloture Vote on Bolton Fails
Vote Tally: 56-42
Reid/Frist Exchange(Via Michelle Malkin):
656pm. Sen. Harry Reid on the floor: "We're not here to filibuster Bolton, we're here to get information."
658pm Frist: It certainly sounds like a filibuster. It quacks like a filibuster.
It does disappoint me...We are going to come back to this issue...but I think what America has just seen is an engagement of another period of obstruction by the other side...once again, another filibuster...
Blogs for Bush liveblogged it here.
Well, I wonder how those 7 Republicans, Lindsey Graham included, feel about their little agreement now! I am fully aware that Bolton is not a judicial nominee, but this just shows that the Democrats are still in the obstruction business and are there to stay. You should have nuked them when you had the chance. I wonder it any of you have the guts to do it now!
Update: Rick Edwards at Powerpundit has some astute observations on the matter.
The Political Teen has the video.