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Old 11-07-2019, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Max S. View Post
That's one way to look at it. What if your vote won't sway your re-election either way?

What if you aren't up for re-election for another four years, and you think it will blow over by then?

ETA: What if you, private citizen JohnT, had the honor of writing (and guarantee of it being adopted) a Senate rule that will decide the standard of proof to be used for the foreseeable future? Your job isn't even on the line in that situation.

What if you took an oath to defend the Constitution and not your job of political party, and acted accordingly? Wouldn't that be something.
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