Is this nutty? Senator Patty Murray wants to be Chair of the Senate Budget Committee but (hang on to your seat) ‘can’t commit to doing a budget’

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Would she at least try?

I don’t get it — Senator Patty Murray wants the job of Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee but is not willing to DO the job of DOING a budget? (see the passage at the bottom)

Is Senator Murray just looking for the TITLE of Chairperson of the Budget Committee?  Doesn’t she want to do the job?  Maybe they should pick someone who is committed to getting a budget for our country?  Am I missing something?

(This is like me signing a contract with Fox News to do ON THE RECORD at 10pm but saying I don’t know if I will show up…maybe I will, maybe I won’t.) 

Go figure…

Below is a quoted passage from (link at the bottom.) 


“..Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) confirmed Thursday that she will seek the chairmanship of the Senate Budget Committee next year but told The Hill that she cannot commit to doing a budget.

This opens up the possibility that Senate Democrats will avoiding passing a budget resolution for the fourth year in a row…”