Warnock Dodges Questions On Court-Packing, Filibuster, And DC Statehood

Warnock Dodges Questions On Court-Packing, Filibuster, And DC Statehood


Georgia’s new Democratic Senator-elect Raphael Warnock dodged questions Wednesday following his Peach State victory on whether he would support Democrats’ radical plans to pack the Supreme Court and abolish the filibuster, and vote in favor of passing D.C. and Puerto Rican statehood.

“Progressives across the country are celebrating that your election could mean adding two states, eliminating the filibuster, and packing the Supreme Court with more members,” began ABC’s “The View” co-host Meghan McCain. “Your colleague Joe Manchin has joined with Republicans to reject those ideas. Chuck Schumer this morning tweeted ‘buckle up.’ So you can understand how it’s hard for Republicans like me to believe in the spirit of unity, and I want to know: Will you do the same thing as Joe Manchin and agree not to follow up on any of those things?”

“Well I’m not focused on any of those things,” Warnock responded in a non-answer, instead pivoting to health care and characterizing McCain’s questions,

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