Biden to huddle with Senate Dems in push to trash filibuster rule

Biden to huddle with Senate Dems in push to trash filibuster rule


President Biden will come to the Capitol on Thursday to lunch with Senate Democrats as he tries to ramp up pressure on moderate Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema to support a rule change to force two sweeping election reform bills through the chamber without Republican support, a source familiar with the plan told The Post.

Manchin (D-WV) and Sinema (D-Ariz.) have expressed reservations about voting to alter the filibuster and pass the measures with fewer than 60 votes, arguing the rule is a fundamental part of the upper chamber’s processes.

Top Democrats have repeatedly called for members with reservations to get on board in the wake of the party pivoting away from Biden’s massive, $2 trillion Build Back Better social spending

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