The Republican National CommitteeIn a memo, the RNC called out Senate Democrats for plotting to attack the filibuster. They had previously supported the filibuster while fighting to keep it.
The RNC targeted dozens of Democrat senators including President Biden who had been in the Senate before he was elected vice president under the Obama administration.
MANCHIN and SINEMA COULD SCUTTLE ANOTHER MAJOR DEMOCRAT EFFORT. THIS TIME, IT’S ON THE FILIBUSTER & ELECTIONS
The Memo comes the day before Biden’s speech in support of the Democrats’ voting rights overhaul, during which he is expected to speak on a change to or elimination of the filibuster.
It is also known as senatorEven more recent than that 2020Biden supports the Democrats’ counter-measure through legislation Used 327 Times in 2020 during the Trump administration.
Jen Psaki (White House press secretary) seems to suggest that the president has changed his mind on supporting the measure. It is possible to sayBiden said last week that he was open to changing the rule.
The memo also criticized several Democratic senators, including Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer from New York, and Mazie Irono of Hawaii.
Schumer was recently under attack Set a voteMartin Luther King Day urged us to end the filibuster. DecryingIn 2005, the measure was canceled.
Schumer declared in 2005 that the Senate would change the filibuster rules, and added that he would not “stand aside.” [the]If his fellow senators tried to abolish the filibuster, he would have “way” He stated that the filibuster “balances” the Senate in 2003.
Hirono Written in 2019She said she wasn’t “particularly for getting rid of filibuster since that just means majority rule.” But, in December, she posted on Twitter asking people to “Eliminate” The filibuster.
The Senate Democrats’ push to eliminate the filibuster has a massive hurdle in their own party to clear: getting both Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.V.V.) are onboard with this plan.
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Sinema, Manchin and others have defended the measure vigorously and opposed its elimination.
Manchin declared last April that “I amn’t going to be involved in blowing up the Senate of ours” referring specifically to the Democratic drive to end the filibuster. “If the Senate has a threshold of 51 votes, it is the same as in the House – the House was not designed to be partisan.”