• Train Major? They haven’t even trained Joe.
• For 50 years, Joe Biden was among the staunchest advocates of the filibuster in the history of the United States. In 2005, he said opponents of the filibuster were, in the interest of myopic short-term gain, forgetting their role as “temporary custodians” of the Senate and engaging in a “naked power grab.” Political battles, Biden submitted, should be fought hard, but fought “within the strictures and requirements of the Senate rules.” To take any other approach would be to undermine “the one thing this country stands for: not tilting the playing field …
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