- Over-ridden the State Department process for approval of the Keystone Pipeline
- Diluted the employer mandate in Obamacare
- Delayed implementation of the Volker Rule in the Dodd/Frank Wall Street Reform
- Approved an amendment to block President Obama's actions on immigration reform
All of these are actions President Obama has already promised to veto. So who's poisoning the well now?
When Republicans do this we call it obstruction. But when Sen. Bernie Sanders does it, progressives celebrate it as effective party positioning.
Meanwhile, most Americans see it all as just more gamesmanship in Washington and wonder, "what have you done for me lately."