Daines' filibuster proposal bad for Senate, America and Montana


Last updated 7/28/2017 at 11:58am

Congress is in crisis, and some members of the U.S. Senate suggest fundamental changes that would forever alter the future of that esteemed body. In one dramatic proposal, Montana’s own Sen. Steve Daines has proposed getting rid of the historic Senate filibuster rule:

“These are archaic rules from the past that are creating, are going to create barriers for the Senate to act on behalf of the American people. It is time to blow up the filibuster. ... I was pleased to see the president tweet that out,” Daines said July 18.

Since Daines’ proposal to make it possible to pass any legis...

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