The Senate’s Republican majority, led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), just said “no” to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. President Trump is smiling from ear to ear.
Democrats attempted to ram through a partisan bill that would’ve forced political campaigns to report any foreign involvement in elections. Republicans, in turn, rightly blocked this move and the DC swamp is in an uproar.
However, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) probably said it best. She made the point that the bill went “overboard,” and that “this is something that should be done in a thoughtful way. It should be done in a bipartisan way.”
But the bill’s sponsor, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), called Blackburn’s characterized of his proposal “not accurate.” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) also got in on the criticism.
“When a president feels it’s more important to win an election than conduct a fair election, we’re a step further away from democracy,” Schumer opined, using typical Democrat talking about.
He then said we’re moving “toward autocracy” and accused President Trump of being a “dictator” who believes in “winning at all cost.” This is ironic coming from someone who supported the anti-Trump witch-hunt, is it not?
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