WASHINGTON, 16 March 2021 – In a speech in the Senate, US. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today reiterated its support for filibuster reform, Durbin argued that with the rise of filibusters and endangered filibusters in recent decades – especially under the leadership of Senator McConnell – the real one Debate and bipartisan collaboration have declined sharplyFrom 1917 to 1970, the Senate received 49 votes to break filibusters – less than one per year.Since 2010, it has taken the Senate an average of more than 80 votes per year to end filibusters

“You [Republicans] beat that old filibuster to the point where he is barely recognizable and which is now part of the rules of the United States Senate, which is why many of us who are frustrated have worked so hard too have to come here and want to do our best to represent the people who sent us here, so frustrated with the current state of the process, “said Durbin.” And with that Senator McConnell and other Republicans come down and advocating sticking to that tradition, the Senate is actually advocating doing less and less every year. There are those of us who now control the majority … who really believe that there is much more to be done in the Senate. The American people expect us to be an answer ”

Yesterday, Durbin expressed its support for the filibuster reform and urged its colleagues to join in these efforts

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World News – US – Sen Durbin: Republicans hit the filibuster so hard that it is barely recognizable (VIDEO)

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