‘A Threat To Our Republic’: GOP Senator Blasts Schumer’s Plan To Change Senate Rules

‘A Threat To Our Republic’: GOP Senator Blasts Schumer’s Plan To Change Senate Rules


Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford on Monday blasted Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) plan to change the chamber’s rules, arguing the effort is “a threat to our Republic.”

“Schumer’s threat to change the rules of the Senate unless he gets his way is not just a temper tantrum; it is a threat to our Republic. For over two centuries, the Senate is the one place in our government where minority opinions have a voice, unless Senator Schumer gets his way,” Lankford said in a statement.

“In 2017, 32 Senate Democrats signed a letter saying that the filibuster should not change—27 of those Democrats are still in the Senate. Now that they are in power, they want to do whatever it takes to pass their progressive legislative

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