Looks like GOP Senators are actually going to do something good.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that he will use the filibuster to block the Dems “For The People Act.”
— Just the News (@JustTheNews) June 22, 2021
Senate Republicans are set Tuesday to blocking congressional Democrats’ sweeping voting-right act attempts to expand absentee balloting and allow public financing for congressional campaigns
Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republicans, say he will block Democrats’s “For The People Act” in a procedural vote by using a filibuster, effective not supplying 10 GOP vote for measure to get 60 votes to advance, according to NBC News.
The Democrat-controlled House in March passed its version, H.R. 1, a designation that denotes its the chamber’s first bill of the legislative session and it being a top priority.
The legislation is co-sponsored by 49 Democrats. The only one not on that list is West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, though he is expected to vote with his party on the procedural motion Tuesday.
Here is what the bill would do:
-Create Automatic Voter Registration Nationwide
-15 Days Of Early Voting
-Force States To Allow No Absentee Voting
-Public Financing Of Elections
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