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Obama to Senate: Delay on attorney general vote is 'embarrassing'
Obama to Senate: Delay on attorney general vote is 'embarrassing'

In a forceful denouncement, President Obama derided the “political gamesmanship” that he said continues to hold up the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to serve as attorney general five months after he first nominated her for the job. Speaking at a news conference Friday with the Italian prime minister, an apparently exasperated Obama veered off into a mini-rant in which he said he can’t think of any good explanation for the delay. “Nobody can describe a reason for it beyond political gamesmanship in the Senate,” Obama said, further blaming wrangling over issues “completely unrelated to her.” “There are times where the dysfunction in the...

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