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Old 04-01-2019, 04:57 PM
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The Republicans have, in fact, killed the legislative filibuster. Reconciliation can only be used to pass bills that decrease the deficit, and they used it to pass the tax cuts which increased the deficit. If the party in power just plain ignores the rules, then the rules effectively don't exist.