Biden Says ‘Nothing Will Get Done’ If Senate Abolishes Filibuster

Yes, that's what he wants to do. Harry Reid blew up the filibuster for judicial nominations and Biden can do the same thing for civil rights - the only question is how does he get Republicans to not go full scorched earth on him if he does propose a carve-out?

Why are people still asking this? Republicans aren't going to use Democratic restraint to guide their tactics. If Harry Reid didn't nuke the filibuster for judicial nominations, McConnell would have a couple hundred more judicial vacancies to fill. The notion that he would have let Democrats block Trump filling those vacancies is a bit goofy.

Republicans are going to do bad shit no matter how much Democrats do process performance and no amount of Democratic restraint will stop them.

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