Biden, a US Senator for over a decade is NOT speaking or supporting changes in the US Senate filibuster that requires 60 Senator's to agree on any major legislation.... He isn't alone... Democrats Manchin and Sinema ALSO do not support a change in chambers … [Read more...] about Some Democrats are NOT Happy with their President who isn’t supporting changing the filibuster
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Trouble in Washington folks.... The Republicans who thought they could get over 0n infrastructure with a bill 1/4 of what Biden wanted in money woke up this morning.... President Biden IS under YUGE pressure to keep going "BIG'..... And by-passing the Republican … [Read more...] about Biden says he will ONLY accept a two bill infrastructure solution….
With THAT? He joins President Biden in dooming any chance of getting rid of the US Senate 'Super Majority' policy for most big ticket legislation..... Those bills will continue to need 60 votes from Senator's.... Not a simple majority of 51.... In doing … [Read more...] about Dem Sen. Joe Manchin will NOT vote to weaken or get rid of the US Senate Filibuster ….
I was annoyed at this announcement.... The new Democratic US Senate Leader was agreeing to not getting rid of the very weapon that Republican McConnell had in fact put in his pocket several times.... Huh? Well? Then it was pointed out that in fact Schumer would use the … [Read more...] about Schumer’s give in on the filibuster doesn’t have to be permanent…