Obama: Maybe We Should Do Away With Filibuster
12/24/2009 2:02:00 PM - Jillian Bandes
For Christmas, the Prez wants the Congressional filibuster to be done away with. It's awfully convenient, given that the filibuster was the one mechanism Senate Republicans used to try and stall the bill — reflecting the will of the vast majority of Americans. From Breitbart
Obama said the use of that vote-stalling tactic, which requires 60 votes to cut off debate, has been imposed in an "unheard of" routine fashion. He said it's problematic regardless of which party controls the White House and Congress, but conceded that, as president, he doesn't have much power to do anything about it.