Sen. Kyrsten Sinema spoils Democrats’ plans to remove the filibuster

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema spoils Democrats’ plans to remove the filibuster


Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., stood firm on Thursday against her party’s objective to rid the filibuster from Congress in order to pass the Democrat Party’s proposed voting and election integrity bills.

Taking the Senate floor shortly before Joe Biden met with Senate Democrats to rally support to eliminate the present rules for passing legislation, Sinema stated that she could not support such a “short sighted,” transformation of voting practices.

Changing the filibuster would require the support of all 50 Senate Democrats, but with Sinema bucking party leadership, the attempt is nothing more than a sinking ship.

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Sinema made clear that she supports the election bills, but also that she adamantly opposes the prescribed plan to pass legislation. Strengthening her position, “eliminating the 60-vote threshold

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