NBC Actually Grills WH Chief of Staff on Obama’s ‘Supreme’ Hypocrisy

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<p><em>More in the <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/kyle-drennen/2016/03/17/nbc-actuall…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the MRC&#39;s NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>In an interview with White House chief of staff Denis McDonough on Thursday, <em>Today</em> co-host Savannah Guthrie surprisingly held President Obama accountable for opposing Republican Supreme Court nominees in the past while calling on the GOP to approve his now.</p>

<p>After McDonough called on the Senate to &ldquo;do its job&rdquo; and allow a vote on Merrick Garland, Guthrie countered: <strong>&ldquo;When it comes to these judicial nominations, perhaps neither side has clean hands entirely. Back when Senator Obama was in office he voted against Justice Robert&#39;s nomination and Justice Alito&rsquo;s nomination.</strong> So is this a case of what&rsquo;s good for the goose is what&rsquo;s good for the gander? <strong>How does he explain that now?&rdquo;</strong></p>

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