Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling for the filibuster to be eliminated in the upper chamber. In an op-ed for the New York Times Monday, Reid said the Senate should do away with the 60 vote threshold.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch MCconnell
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has shut down rumors that he will call the upper chamber back into session to address gun legislation. In an interview Thursday, he argued if the Senate came back before September 9th then lawmakers would use that time to score “political points.”
Republicans in the Senate are pushing back amid pressure from Democrats and the mainstream media to pass election security bills.
President Trump slams The Washington Post and defends Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the outlet accused him of being a Russian asset. One America’s Emerald Robinson has more from the White House.