Examples of obstructionism in a Sentence
They accused the other political party of obstructionism.
Recent Examples of obstructionism from the Web
This—along with his barrel bombs and political obstructionism—has prevented any progress in achieving the resolution’s goals.
Joe Biden is not burdened by the weight of events and laid low by the constant battle against know-nothing obstructionism.
Our generation and those that follow will be paying the price of obstructionism like his, into the limitless future.
The same obstructionism stands in the way of much public infrastructure and private business investment (try building a new refinery or expanding an airport).
How much of the dysfunction of those years — the baseless 24/7 investigations, the birther idiocy, the Islamophobia, the death panels, the obstructionism — might have been ameliorated by a little in-the-moment conservative courage?
Plus his railing against Democratic obstructionism and the filibuster, when his biggest legislative failure, the repeal of Obamacare, was on a simple-majority vote.
Given the political intent of the commission, that’s an obstructionism that California Democrats would probably embrace.
The pattern of deception and obstructionism exhibited by UC President Janet Napolitano underscores the need for a more thorough review.
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Definition of obstructionism for English Language Learners
: things that are done to stop or delay the progress of a legal or political process
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