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GOP Senators Rebuff Trump On “Nuclear” Option To End Filibuster Rule In Order To Pass $5B Wall Spending Bill

ABC News reports: Senate Republicans quickly rejected President Trump’s push that they go “nuclear” and change Senate rules to eliminate the legislative filibuster in order to pass a funding bill with $5 billion for his wall on the Mexican border. “I’ve long said that eliminating the legislative filibuster would be a mistake,” said outgoing Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) …

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