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Tom Cotton Dismantles Democrats’ Anti-Filibuster Claims

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Tuesday dismantled the Democrats’ anti-filibuster claims, where they claim it is a product of the Jim Crow era, after using it multiple times over the years to stop Republican legislation. Cotton on the Senate floor said that he wants to remind his “friends” on the other side of the aisle…

‘I’m Not Going To Be Extorted’: Lindsey Graham Blasts Democrats For Threatening To Change...

Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham went after Democrats Sunday for what he believed was their strategy to change the Senate rules if they couldn’t win votes. Graham spoke on “Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace” about the possibility that Democrats could change the threshold for the filibuster or get rid of it altogether. (RELATED:…

‘I Don’t Talk About Senate Rules’: Pelosi Blocks Dana Bash’s Attempt To Get A...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to say Sunday whether or not she thought it was time for the Senate filibuster to “go away.” Pelosi was quick to block CNN anchor Dana Bash’s attempts to get a comment on the subject, saying simply, “I don’t talk about Senate rules.” (RELATED: ‘I’m Not Going To Be Part…

Jorge Ramos: Sacrifice Americans’ Rights to Get an Amnesty for Illegals

Democrats should aid illegal migrants by taking the “radical” step of ending filibuster protections for political minorities in the United States, according to Jorge Ramos, the Mexican-born, pro-migration, Spanish-language TV anchor. “Democrats still lack the votes to overturn the current Senate rules, which effectively require proponents of most bills to muster 60-vote supermajorities to advance them,” Ramos…

Manchin Comes Out Against Democrats’ Election Bill

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced in an op-ed his opposition to a bill that would nationalize election laws. “I cannot explain strictly partisan election reform or blowing up the Senate rules to expedite one party’s agenda,” Manchin wrote Sunday in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. The announcement is another blow to HR1, which Democrats have…

Vulnerable Democrat Conor Lamb Makes Radical Left Turn: ‘Filibuster Has to Go’

Democrat Rep. Conor Lamb (PA) showed he is moving further towards the radical left in a statement Saturday, saying he believes “the filibuster has to go.” In the series of tweets, he explained his reasoning behind ending the filibuster after the voting that took place in the Senate this past week. Senate Republicans were able…

ANALYSIS: Inside Chuck Schumer’s Secret Plan To Seize Absolute Control Of The Senate

Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter April 08, 2021 6:00 PM ET Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough issued a ruling Monday that could give Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer control over the legislative process and allow Senate Democrats to push through their most ambitious policy proposals.

Chris Wallace Grills Psaki On Democrats’ Filibuster Policy Shift: Is It ‘Racist’ When Used...

March 28, 2021 2:38 PM ET Fox News anchor Chris Wallace pointed out how Democrats, including President Joe Biden, have shifted their position on the filibuster of late during a “Fox News Sunday” interview with White House press secretary Jen Psaki. Wallace introduced the topic by playing a clip of Biden criticizing the Senate procedure,…

Joe Manchin: The Radical Left Campaigning Against Me ‘Would Help Me’

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said it would help him “more than anything” if the Democrat Party campaigned against him in West Virginia, pressuring him to do away with the filibuster. “What are they going to do, they going to go into West Virginia and campaign against me? Please, that would help me more than anything,”…

MSNBC’s Joy Reid: Republicans Are ‘Now the Dixiecrat Party’

Joy Reid said Tuesday her MSNBC show “The ReidOut” that Republicans were “now the Dixiecrat Party.” Reid said, “The filibusters that Lyndon Johnson faced were largely around civil rights. The old Dixiecrats that used to do that are now the Republicans. That is the now the Dixiecrat Party. They are against anything that is progressive. You…

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