Lemon: The Filibuster Has a ‘Long and Disgraceful History’ of ‘Blocking Civil Rights and Voting Rights Bills’

‘His name is Mitch McConnell, and he has made it his mission to block and obstruct any efforts by democratic presidents’

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LEMON: “None that of is true. It would be great if Republicans and Democrats could agree on the issues that are most important to this country. President Biden ran on bipartisanship, but he’s got a major obstacle to that. His name is Mitch McConnell, and he has made it his mission to block and obstruct any efforts by democratic presidents. Any and he wields the Republicans’ favorite weapon, and that is the filibuster. Let’s go through the history of the filibuster, just so you know, audience, American people, Manchin, Sinema. The filibuster has a long disgraceful history of being abused to block civil rights and voting rights bills. Michael higgenbothem told you about that just a few months ago on this very show.”

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