Republicans on the Senate Rules Committee blocked an amendment to the For The People Act that would allow volunteers to give voters water.
Jane Mayer tweeted:
The Senate Rules Committee is unique because Democrats technically have the majority on the committee, but by design, it is evenly split with nine Republicans and nine Democrats.
The idea that any Senate Republican will ever vote for a voting rights bill was put to bed by the fact that not a single Republican would even allow voters in line to have water.
It is time for Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) to wake up because a bipartisan voting rights bill isn’t happening.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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