Democrat Dream to End Filibuster Gets Crushed

Moderate Democrat Senators including  Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema have crushed Democrats’ hopes of ending the filibuster.

According to The Washington Free Beacon:

West Virginia senator Joe Manchin (D.) said he will defend the congressional filibuster despite pressure from liberal activists to abolish the legislative maneuver.

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Manchin’s office told the Washington Free Beacon the senator’s opposition to eliminating the filibuster has not changed. Other moderate Democratic senators such as Kyrsten Sinema (Ariz.), Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), and Chris Murphy (Conn.) have also expressed their support for the procedure despite internal pressure.

Manchin’s continued support for the filibuster affirms the stance he has taken since President Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. The West Virginia senator has repeatedly said he opposes ending the filibuster, which would allow Senate lawmakers to enact legislation with a simple majority of votes. “I can assure you I will not vote to end the filibuster, because that would break the Senate,” he said. “We’ve harmed the Senate enough with the nuclear option on the judges…. The minority should have input—that’s the whole purpose for the Senate.”

After dual triumphs in the Georgia runoff elections, Democrats hold a narrow 50-50 majority in the Senate with Vice President Kamala Harris casting a tie-breaking vote. One defection from the party is all that is necessary to prevent the elimination of the filibuster.

Dick Durbin and Jim Clyburn are also on that list.

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Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
1 month ago

I will wait and see if he’s a man of his word or not? We’ll see how he holds up to the pressure of his evil cohorts.
But good for him and the lady from AZ. The others I have no hope.

JimNH61
1 month ago

Nice to see there are still a few SANE Dems left over there…

LaMenance
1 month ago

Thank Gid for someone to realize how that would mute million of voices over the over reaching radical agenda that could destroy us within..

John E Adam
John E Adam
1 month ago

The Dems that support the Filibuster may still support the US Constitution so they should become RINOs. That would make sense because the other Dems have become SOCIALISTs. Then the Dems could call themselves the National Socialist American Welfare Party with Bernie and AOC in charge of their reeducation camps.

Nonips
Nonips
1 month ago

Our Military needs to take out all of Washington congress. Senate , supreme courts and the president criminal vice pre. Whore they are destroying America and the American People then move on the governors that have murdered and destroyed peoples lives homes jobs, all need prosecuted for Treason, immediately

Rick
Rick
1 month ago
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Nahh, Nonips THAT would be an Insurrection for sure…. But There are Enough Lawsuits and Succession Proposals to give joebama and nasty pelosi Pause for a while on their agenda

Rick
Rick
1 month ago

Lets see if Joe and Kyrsten stand up against chuck and Nancy.

Evangelina
1 month ago

Biden did not win a victory he stole the 2020 election through Election and Voter Fraud as well as Foreign Interference. He is a Fraud and an Imposter and I will never call him President because he is not. The rightful President is President Donald J Trump. In 2016 the Supreme Court said that if our Elections were Interfered by Foreign Countries which they were atleast 6 Foreign Countries who Interfered using Dominion and Scymatic as well as the Vatican then the Election is null, void and forfeited and goes back to who is in Office at that time. President Donald J Trump is the rightful President. So stop perpetuating a lie that Biden is President because he’s not.

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