Dick Durbin Says Filibuster Flip-Flop Is Necessary To ‘Produce Something’: ‘It’s a Challenge’

‘We’re desperately in need to rewrite our immigration laws, to stop this mess at the border’

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DURBIN: “Dana, what I said on the Senate floor is not a threat. It’s a challenge to senators in both political parties. Prove to me under the current rules with the filibuster requiring 60 votes we can produce something. You just did a segment on immigration. I want to tell you something, as the chair of the judiciary Committee we’re desperately in need to rewrite our immigration laws, to stop this mess at the border and stop the problems that we face. To do it we need a bipartisan majority, 60 senators under the current rules. Can we do it? If ten come forward and join the Democrats, yes. It’s a challenge to my colleagues, make it work. Right now, we know the 60-vote requirement has stopped the Senate from meaningful activity.”

(Via the Daily Caller)

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