Uh, This Sounds Like Consultation
More from the Washington Times:
Mr. McClellan said Mr. Bush spoke yesterday with Sen. Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont, ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and committee Chairman Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania Republican. The president spoke this week about the Supreme Court with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and yesterday tried unsuccessfully to reach him, the spokesman said.
He added optimistically: “I just can’t imagine that Democrats are going to want to engage in controversial tactics when it comes to a nominee for the Supreme Court.”