UPDATE ~ Bolton UN confirmation stalled again in Senate

[JURIST] The controversial confirmation of UN ambassador nominee John Bolton. [JURIST news archive] stalled in the Senate again late Monday after Republicans failed, in a 54-38 vote, to gain the 60 votes needed to invoke cloture and commence a roll call. Earlier today, President Bush called on Senators [JURIST report] to vote on Bolton’s nomination, and rebuked requests for more information about Bolton's prewar assessments of Iraq. Read Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's press release on the matter here. AP has more.



 

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