Controversial BLM Pick Tracy Stone-Manning Confirmed To Lead Agency

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That elections have consequences is certainly more than a slogan. It could not be more true when it comes to this pick for this agency.  Democrats have confirmed a bona fide Eco-Terrorist to run the Bureau of Land Management that supervises much of our public lands and those that use them.  This will have grave consequences for the western part of the United States and Arizona in particular.

As a younger woman, she wrote letters in favor of those accused of tree spiking and was prominent in environmental organizations in Montana.

The vote below tells you the consequences of electing two Democrats from Arizona.  While both like to pretend the tack to the center, this vote seems like a clear slap in the face to rural Arizona and to common sense. Notice that both Sinema and Kelly voted for this nominee.  Another “moderate” Joe Manchin did as well.  The final vote was 50-45.

As much as we admire the spunk Senator Sinema is currently displaying, as well as Senator Manchin on budget matters, it just goes to show that when the ideological chips are down, Democrats will vote for Democrat nominees. We are also gravely concerned they will not hold on budget matters and will accept a huge increase in spending, maybe not as huge as currently proposed.

Conservatives need to concentrate their political efforts on voting out Mark Kelly in the next election cycle.

As Senator Barraso from Wyoming put it, “Senate Democrats just voted to confirm Tracy Stone-Manning to lead @BLMNational. She colluded with eco-terrorists. She stone-walled a criminal investigation for years. She lied to the Senate. And she still holds radically dangerous views.

“The BLM director in Alaska is our landlord, and I don’t want an ecoterrorist as my state’s landlord,” Alaska Republican Dan Sullivan said.

The nomination had been stalled in committee with a 10-10 split but Democrats had the power to bring it to the floor and with their majority, pushed the nomination through.

Grouped by Home State

Alabama:
Shelby (R-AL), Nay
Tuberville (R-AL), Not Voting
Alaska:
Murkowski (R-AK), Nay
Sullivan (R-AK), Nay
Arizona:
Kelly (D-AZ), Yea
Sinema (D-AZ), Yea
Arkansas:
Boozman (R-AR), Nay
Cotton (R-AR), Nay
California:
Feinstein (D-CA), Yea
Padilla (D-CA), Yea
Colorado:
Bennet (D-CO), Yea
Hickenlooper (D-CO), Yea
Connecticut:
Blumenthal (D-CT), Yea
Murphy (D-CT), Yea
Delaware:
Carper (D-DE), Yea
Coons (D-DE), Yea
Florida:
Rubio (R-FL), Nay
Scott (R-FL), Nay
Georgia:
Ossoff (D-GA), Yea
Warnock (D-GA), Yea
Hawaii:
Hirono (D-HI), Yea
Schatz (D-HI), Yea
Idaho:
Crapo (R-ID), Nay
Risch (R-ID), Nay
Illinois:
Duckworth (D-IL), Yea
Durbin (D-IL), Yea
Indiana:
Braun (R-IN), Nay
Young (R-IN), Nay
Iowa:
Ernst (R-IA), Nay
Grassley (R-IA), Nay
Kansas:
Marshall (R-KS), Nay
Moran (R-KS), Not Voting
Kentucky:
McConnell (R-KY), Nay
Paul (R-KY), Not Voting
Louisiana:
Cassidy (R-LA), Nay
Kennedy (R-LA), Nay
Maine:
Collins (R-ME), Nay
King (I-ME), Yea
Maryland:
Cardin (D-MD), Yea
Van Hollen (D-MD), Yea
Massachusetts:
Markey (D-MA), Yea
Warren (D-MA), Yea
Michigan:
Peters (D-MI), Yea
Stabenow (D-MI), Yea
Minnesota:
Klobuchar (D-MN), Yea
Smith (D-MN), Yea
Mississippi:
Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Nay
Wicker (R-MS), Nay
Missouri:
Blunt (R-MO), Nay
Hawley (R-MO), Nay
Montana:
Daines (R-MT), Nay
Tester (D-MT), Yea
Nebraska:
Fischer (R-NE), Nay
Sasse (R-NE), Nay
Nevada:
Cortez Masto (D-NV), Yea
Rosen (D-NV), Yea
New Hampshire:
Hassan (D-NH), Yea
Shaheen (D-NH), Yea
New Jersey:
Booker (D-NJ), Yea
Menendez (D-NJ), Yea
New Mexico:
Heinrich (D-NM), Yea
Lujan (D-NM), Yea
New York:
Gillibrand (D-NY), Yea
Schumer (D-NY), Yea
North Carolina:
Burr (R-NC), Nay
Tillis (R-NC), Nay
North Dakota:
Cramer (R-ND), Nay
Hoeven (R-ND), Nay
Ohio:
Brown (D-OH), Yea
Portman (R-OH), Nay
Oklahoma:
Inhofe (R-OK), Nay
Lankford (R-OK), Nay
Oregon:
Merkley (D-OR), Yea
Wyden (D-OR), Yea
Pennsylvania:
Casey (D-PA), Yea
Toomey (R-PA), Nay
Rhode Island:
Reed (D-RI), Yea
Whitehouse (D-RI), Yea
South Carolina:
Graham (R-SC), Nay
Scott (R-SC), Nay
South Dakota:
Rounds (R-SD), Nay
Thune (R-SD), Nay
Tennessee:
Blackburn (R-TN), Not Voting
Hagerty (R-TN), Nay
Texas:
Cornyn (R-TX), Not Voting
Cruz (R-TX), Nay
Utah:
Lee (R-UT), Nay
Romney (R-UT), Nay
Vermont:
Leahy (D-VT), Yea
Sanders (I-VT), Yea
Virginia:
Kaine (D-VA), Yea
Warner (D-VA), Yea
Washington:
Cantwell (D-WA), Yea
Murray (D-WA), Yea
West Virginia:
Capito (R-WV), Nay
Manchin (D-WV), Yea
Wisconsin:
Baldwin (D-WI), Yea
Johnson (R-WI), Nay
Wyoming:
Barrasso (R-WY), Nay
Lummis (R-WY), Nay
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