As 2022 approaches, Democrats are privately and publicly expressing their frustration with two of their U.S. Senators who continue to back crucial legislation from passing.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) recently wrecked President Biden’s hopes of destroying federal election integrity laws by not supporting HR1 or ending the Senate filibuster. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) just crushed Biden’s hope of getting his Build Back Better (BBB) massive spending bill passed.
Biden has been pushing to radically federalize elections, in spite of the Constitution.
“If we can get the congressional voting rights done, we should do it. … There’s nothing domestically more important than voting rights,” said Biden.
Sinema has also singlehandedly burst Biden’s desperate attempt to weaken election integrity laws by stating she will protect the 60-vote filibuster threshold.
Fifty Senate votes are needed to trash the filibuster. If the filibuster is terminated, a simple majority vote could be held to destroy election laws.
All eyes will stay fixed on Senators Sinema and Manchin in 2022.
With all the fighting taking place between party moderates and the far left, Senate Majority Leader Schumer’s ability to lock in an agreement on HR1 and the BBB, is unlikely.
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