August 5, 2021

‘I Can’t Imagine A Carveout’: Manchin Blows Up The Possibility Of A One-Time Suspension Of Filibuster For Voting Rights

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin threw cold water on the idea that he might support a one-time suspension of the filibuster to pass voting reform legislation. Manchin told CNN anchor Jake Tapper that he did not see a path forward for what some advocates are calling a “carveout” — a special exception to the…

Abbott: TX Dems ‘Using a Filibuster to Flee’ So They Can ‘Plead with the President to Do Away with the Filibuster’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) slammed Democrats in the Texas state legislature for “using a filibuster to flee the state of Texas” to stop the passage of election legislation while arguing for the abolition of the filibuster at the federal level. Abbott said, “One word:…

Rick Scott: Dems Need Us for a Quorum, if They Abolish Filibuster ‘Nothing Will Happen’ in Senate

On Friday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) said that if Democrats move to eliminate the filibuster, “nothing will happen in the Senate.” And pointed out Republicans would have to show up in order for the Senate to have a quorum. Scott said, “I mean, look, if they want…

Biden Suggests He Is Open To Restoring Traditional Filibuster, Would Require Continued Speaking

President Joe Biden suggested that he would support changes to the Senate filibuster Tuesday evening, saying that he would back an earlier rule that required objecting lawmakers to be on the floor. “I don’t think you have to eliminate the filibuster,” Biden said in an interview with ABC News. “You have to do it what…

Clyburn: ‘No Question’ Biden Would Pick John Lewis Voting Rights Act over the Filibuster

During an interview aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of “CNN Tonight,” House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) said that while he doesn’t know if President Joe Biden agrees that there should be a general exemption to the filibuster for voting rights legislation, there is no question in his mind that Biden would pick the John Lewis…

‘It’s About Contempt For Voters’: Josh Hawley Criticizes Democrats’ Plans To Pack The Courts, Eliminate Filibuster

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley said Wednesday that packing the courts and abolishing the Senate filibuster is “about contempt for voters” and “would be a huge mistake.” Though Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden came out against court packing in August 2019, the issue again enjoyed center stage when he refused to take a stand in…

Democrats’ Filibuster Blocks Senate Immigration Debate.

Democrats are blocking GOP Senators from debating proposals sought by GOP voters during the Senate’s debate on immigration, and are demanding the Senate only discuss the terms of an amnesty for millions of illegals. The surprise Democratic filibuster began Tuesday morning when the Senate’s Majority Leader, GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell, introduced an amendment restricting sanctuary […]

Democrats’ Filibuster Blocks Senate Immigration Debate

Democrats are blocking GOP Senators from debating proposals sought by GOP voters during the Senate’s debate on immigration, and are demanding the Senate only discuss the terms of an amnesty for millions of illegals. The surprise Democratic filibuster began Tuesday morning when the Senate’s Majority Leader, GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell, introduced an amendment restricting sanctuary […]

McConnell Turns Nuclear Key After Dems Filibuster Gorsuch

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell triggered the so-called “nuclear option” Thursday morning, ensuring Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to succeed the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. The procedural maneuvering necessary to break the Democratic filibuster started at 11 a.m. Thursday, when a petition to end debate on Gorsuch’s nomination was filed, which began […]

Watch: Free Beacon’s Brutal Video Hitting Democrats’ Hypocrisy On Gorsuch Filibuster

Guy touched upon this yesterday, but the Democratic hypocrisy—and their caving to the loony Left—has been nothing short of appalling concerning the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch. Senate Democrats are still sour about Republicans adhering to precedent (i.e. Biden rule) by not considering Supreme Court nominations during an election year and blocking Merrick […]

The Friday Filibuster: Sanctuaries of Liberal Lawlessness

The Friday Filibuster: The one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about this week in politics. Closing Numbers 7: The number of people killed in Chicago over the July 4 weekend, while another 40 were wounded in gang violence. 40,000: the number of Army troops the U.S. to cut by 2017, even as ISIS and […]

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