Rachel Maddow exposed the logical flaw in Sen. Manchin's demand for ten Senate Republicans to support HR 1, while the GOP is destroying voting rights.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) essentially claimed that President Biden is making the immigration situation worse because he isn’t behaving like Trump.
President Biden’s news conference today makes our immigration problems worse.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) hammered Senate Republicans for a series of baseless objections to the nomination of Vanita Gupita to be Associate Attorney General.
Rachel Maddow broke down the reason why Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) is trying to block Gupita’s nomination:
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said that Biden and McConnell talk regularly, which is the opposite of what the Senate Minority Leader told Fox News.
Rachel Maddow lit into Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and shredded him for opposing expanded background checks after his "bipartisan" way already flopped.
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) denounced Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's planned USPS cuts and said that the Senate would be taking a look at it.
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, Sen. Ted Cruz falsely claimed that Democratic calls for gun safety laws make the violence worse.
Speaking to the Ruthless podcast in an episode released earlier this morning, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) claimed reforming the filibuster would lead to a “nuclear winter” in the Senate, hampering bipartisan coordination.
Former President Donald Trump said ending the filibuster would be “catastrophic” for the GOP, voicing his support as Democrats continue to face calls to scrap it entirely.
“Look, he’s hanging by a thread right now with respect to the filibuster,” Trump said of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) during an interview on the podcast “The Truth with Lisa Boothe.” “And if they get the filler, he’s hanging on [Democratic Senator] Joe Manchin, who always goes with the Democrats. Joe talks, but he ends up going with the Democrats. Now there’s another great senator from the state of Arizona. He’s hanging by a thread and if they get rid of the filibuster, if they knock it out, it will be catastrophic for the Republican Party.”
Sen. Susan Collins complained that Democrats are alienating her and that she really wants to cooperate, except she doesn't.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) dismissed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s (R-Ky.) threat to employ “scorched earth” tactics if Democrats successfully get rid of the filibuster.
Remember the aluminum plant that Russians said they would build in Kentucky after Mitch McConnell helped to lift sanctions? The Russians have cut off the cash.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell thought that he could threaten Democrats into not changing the filibuster, but now President Biden is signaling support for reform.
The Democrat called the GOP in his state a disgrace for voting to overturn the election but opposing life-changing COVID relief.
Moderate Senate Republicans are worried that Democrats will gut the filibuster, so they are defying Mitch McConnell and cooperating on legislation.
Sen. Johnson (R-WI) is pulling out an old Republican chestnut to complain that his racist conspiracy theories aren't getting enough attention.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has threatened to employ “scorched earth” tactics if Democrats successfully get rid of the filibuster, according to Reuters.
McConnell has sought to protect the filibuster, insisting that eliminating it would amount to a power grab on the part of the Democrats. Democrats, meanwhile, are facing calls from their constituents to eliminate it so they can implement their agenda without necessarily requiring Republican support.
Democrats in the Senate are actively discussing plans to prevent Republicans from using the filibuster to thwart Joe Biden's popular agenda.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that all of the credit goes to Trump and Republicans, not President Biden for the improvement in the pandemic.
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (D) said that Sen. Ron Johnson wants credit for his racism and that Republicans can't win without racism.