Thursday's HOT MIC

Thursday's HOT MIC

Hours after successfully hounding Ronny Jackson into withdrawing from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary, Democrats decided to throw in the towel on their nearly seven-month blockade of Richard Grenell's confirmation.

The Senate voted 56-42 this afternoon to make Grenell U.S. ambassador to Germany.

As this was about to happen, Huffington Post's Washington Bureau chief weighed in on Twitter:

Charming.