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Old 04-01-2019, 04:21 PM
HurricaneDitka is offline
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Originally Posted by Airbeck View Post
McConnell and the GOP have not done away with the legislative filibuster. Do you think the reason for this is:

a) it isn't politically advantageous for their party
b) they care about traditions and norms in the Senate

Second question, if it was politically advantageous for them to nuke it don't you think it would already be gone?
It would undoubtedly have been advantageous, at least in the short term, to have nuked it in 2017. The Senate's legislative filibuster was the main obstacle to the Republicans enacting their agenda in 2017-2018.

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