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Bush: vote to support Estrada filibuster a "disgrace"

[JURIST] President Bush reacted harshly Thursday to the defeat of the cloture motion [JURIST report] to stop the Democratic filibuster on the judicial nomination of Miguel Estrada. "Miguel Estrada is a well-qualified nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals who has been waiting nearly two years for an up or down vote in the United States Senate. The decision today by 44 Senators to continue to filibuster and block a vote on this nomination is a disgrace," he said. Read the complete statement by the President and review the full breakdown of the roll-call vote now online from the US Senate.

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