President Obama scolds Republicans for putting Loretta Lynch’s nomination in limbo

There are times where the dysfunction in the Senate just goes too far… This is an example of it. It’s gone too far. Enough! Enough! Call Loretta Lynch for a vote. Get her confirmed. Put her in place. Let her do her job.

— President Barack Obama, expressing his frustration with Senate Republicans in a news conference with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy (The New York Times).