May 28, 2021
The Democrats’ 9/11 style commission to use police state powers to investigate Trump supporters and other Republicans has been killed in the U.S. Senate, with six Republicans defecting to support the measure.
Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Susan Collins (R-ME), Ben Sasse (R-NE), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Rob Portman (R-OH) joined the Senate Democrats and voted in favor of the measure. Even though the measure received 54 votes, it needed 60 to clear the filibuster. 35 senators voted to kill the legislation.
#BREAKING: The Senate fails to reach the 60 vote threshold to consider the creation of