Given all the accusations of Senate Republican obstructionism, we checked in with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell about Sen. Richard Shelby’s blanket holds on President Obama’s nominees.
A McConnell spokesman at first questioned the legitimacy of the Shelby story, asking if the Alabama senator had confirmed the holds.
“Sen. Shelby’s office will comment on his holds,” the spokesman said.
The White House is not amused.