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Biden should try to go bipartisan and when Republicans refuse they should remove the filibuster.

 

You guys wouldn't have to worry because policies passed by Manchin and Sinema would still be very moderate. ;)

 

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FIRST IN PLAYBOOK, via HOLLY OTTERBEIN: Pressure is building on the left for President-elect Joe Biden to use his clout to ditch the Senate filibuster. In a memo circulated by Justice Democrats, Sunrise Movement and New Deal Strategies, which was first obtained by POLITICO, the progressive groups argue that Democrats will pay the price in the midterms if they let Republicans “water down” Biden’s coronavirus relief plan.

 

They even caution against budget reconciliation — something Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is all for — because it “relegates critical issues” such as civil rights to “second-class status.” What about people like Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who is against axing the filibuster? “Biden has the credibility and the political capital to bring along the small number of wavering senators,” the organizations write. “Just do it — reform the filibuster and deliver results to the American people.” The memo

 

 

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1 minute ago, Titans279 said:

Biden should try to go bipartisan and when Republicans refuse they should remove the filibuster.

 

You guys wouldn't have to worry because policies passed by Manchin and Sinema would still be very moderate. ;)

 

 

 

 

Finally we agree on something. Try to pass some bipartisan legislation and when it fails, blow out the Filibuster. 

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37 minutes ago, oldschool said:

 

Finally we agree on something. Try to pass some bipartisan legislation and when it fails, blow out the Filibuster. 


The filibuster needs to go unless they’re willing to really play ball. 

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