Pennsylvania governor John Fetterman confirmed that the Democrats will kill the filibuster if he wins the U.S. Senate open race in Pennsylvania.
Fetterman confirmed Senator Lindsey Graham’s warning that the filibuster will be gone if Democrats win another seat in Seate:
can confirm https://t.co/a6VuIz3NQm https://t.co/e7cVSbo7zG
– John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) March 18, 2021
If you’re a voter who wants the filibuster gone, the goal is to endorse Democratic Senate candidates in states like Pennsylvania. Democrats only need to take one extra seat to make Joe Manchin’s opposition irrelevant.
Democrats will definitely change the filibuster rules. The filibuster is currently not being gutted, but is severely weakened.
Mitch McConnell is scared. Real change is coming, and if Democrats keep the momentum in the 2022 midterm election, a candidate who represents the best potential for Democrats to get a Senate seat tells the whole country that the filibuster will be toast when he does wins.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor’s degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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