McConnell Fires Back Over Filibuster Threat

Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has issued a threat to Democrats over proposed changes to the filibuster rule in the Senate.

Context: Democrats are considering changing the Senate’s long-standing filibuster rule to make changes to election law.

Senator Joe Manchin has stated that a change to the rule should have bipartisan support signaling he is a no and effectively killing the idea.

However, Democrats are using a full-court press to try and change Manchin’s mind. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY.) is also planning to force a vote to see where Manchin truly stands.

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