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A Democratic StaleMate (Changing the Filibuster Rules)

Posted 1/11/2022, by Michael Cavalier

In a move that surprised many, President Joe Biden has announced he will endorse changing the Senate filibuster rules in order to allow for a vote on proposed voting changes. This is a major shift for the once longtime senator, who has traditionally been a defender of the filibuster. Critics argue that this change would erode one of the key checks and balances in the U.S. political system, while supporters say it is necessary to make progress on critical issues facing the country. What do you think? Should the Senate reform its filibuster rules?

With the filibuster, Senate Republicans are able to block any legislation they disagree with unless Democrats can pick up enough Republican votes to reach a filibuster-proof majority of 60 votes — which is difficult given that many GOP lawmakers have pledged to filibuster nearly every vote this year.

The filibuster has been part of Senate rules for decades and was originally used as a way for senators to stall progress on bills when they held the floor in order to negotiate with their colleagues. Now, it’s being used to prevent anything from happening at all, according to senior Democratic officials who are pushing for reform.

Some Democrats want even more reforms, like reducing the number of votes required for cloture — or ending a filibuster — from 60 votes. Democrats acknowledge that this wouldn’t necessarily force Republicans to compromise; it might simply make them justify their policy position more clearly since they’d need support from more Democrats and Independents in order to win.  

In his speech, Biden is expected to “forcefully advocate” for protecting what a White House official described as “the most bedrock American rights: the right to vote and have your vote counted in a free, fair, and secure election that is not tainted by partisan manipulation.” 

Biden’s remarks will take place in the former district of late Rep. John Lewis, as he urges the Senate to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.  “The next few days, when these bills come to a vote, will mark a turning point in this nation,” Biden will say, according to prepared remarks. “Will we choose democracy over autocracy, light overshadow, justice over injustice?” 

Fox News Reported

The expected has come to pass. Democrats are making their move to push through anything they want. It’s not going to get better soon, they are (Democrats) At the helm of a train out of control. They are fixing to have a derailment in 2022. They’re in a panic knowing they will lose the House in 2022.

Thank God Mitch McConnell is vowing a fight if the Democrats go after the filibuster. But Senate Republicans are warning they will retaliate if Democrats attempt to block any of their legislation through the filibuster. “If these guys think they’re going to start breaking the rules to change the rules, I tell my friends on the other side of the aisle you can’t do that.

Senator Mitch McConnell said:

“Since Sen. Schumer is hellbent on trying to break the Senate, Republicans will show how this reckless action would have immediate consequences,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a statement first reported by The Wall Street Journal.  

The No. 2 Senate Republican, John Thune, said if Democrats effectively lower the threshold on the procedural motion to begin debate on a bill to 50 votes, it would allow Republicans to bring legislation such as a bill to authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to the floor for a vote.

I just have to send an HUA!! to my friend who helped me cross the line to the other side. It’s amazing to see what I didn’t.

God Bless America, God Bless the Veterans

 

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