Joe Manchin Lays Out Filibuster Changes He Supports


But the West Virginia senator still wants those changes to be made with support from Republicans.

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) outlined changes to the Senate’s filibuster rules that he would support, but remained steadfast in his opposition to getting rid of the filibuster entirely in comments to congressional reporters on Tuesday.

Manchin’s comments come as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) reiterated his commitment to hold another vote as early as Wednesday on federal voting rights legislation supported by all 50 members of the Senate Democratic Caucus before pushing for filibuster changes if Republicans again block consideration of the legislation. Continue Reading



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