Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema Cost Democrats the House

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Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema cost Democrats the House in 2022 midterms by refusing to abolish the filibuster so the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act could pass

 

Joe Manchin Just Handed Republicans The Midterms On A Silver Platter

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin apparently doesn’t like being part of the majority party, as he announced in an op-ed over the weekend that he will NOT be supporting the voting rights expansion legislation known as the For The People Act. This move could easily cost Democrats the midterms based solely on the number of people that wouldn’t be able to vote with these added protections. But worse than that is Manchin’s reasoning, which makes absolutely no sense at all.

 

Joe Manchin Pledges To Kill Democracy

 

Manchin, Sinema Chasing A Mythical Bipartisan Beast By Defending Filibuster

On Senator Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema’s refusal to abolish the filibuster, Joy says “What the Senators are choosing to ignore, as they chase this mythical bipartisan beast, is that the current batch of Senate Republicans have shown no interest in compromise.”

 

The Arizona Democratic Party has formally voted to censure Sen. Kyrsten Sinema after she voted against a rules change for voting rights legislation

 

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the lies and contempt in Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s speech opposing changing the Senate rules to pass voting rights. Her position now, Lawrence says, is that “Republicans have to approve everything Kyrsten Sinema wants to do or she won’t try to do it.”

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