Biden says the elimination of filibusters
President Biden essentially rejected the ideaHe claimed that this would “wreak havoc on the whole of Congress and do nothing”.
He was at a town hall in Cincinnati Wednesday night, and his desire to get the filibuster with some reforms came despite a call from CNN host Don Lemon about the filibuster’s role in blocking civil rights laws and amid clear audience support for it to eliminate.
When a freshman law student asked what in modern times meant that most laws need 60 votes to end the debate and move forward, the audience cheered. While some Democrats have said that getting rid of the filibuster is the only way to get the voting right passed, Mr Biden disagreed and suggested that he …