Much of the Senate’s rules are premised on the notion that literally every single member of the Senate will agree to allow basic tasks to be performed. In the era of Ted Cruz and Mitch McConnell, that is no longer a viable assumption.
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As if it weren’t already clear enough that the U.S. Supreme Court’s next money in politics decision is about money in Republican politics, the plaintiffs are spelling it out for you, giving Sen. Mitch McConnell argument time before the justices.
The letter opened with the claim that Mitch McConnell "does not politicize issues of national security" but went on to argue that the senator's opposition to the authorization for use of force is "a ringing example of why we need to keep Mitch fighting for us in the United States Senate."