“We can either have democracy or we can have the filibuster. But Republicans are proving we can't have it both ways."
“Another day, another Republican filibuster critical of suffrage laws. The Republicans' plan is clear: they want to systematically wreck havoc on the cornerstone of our democracy, freedom of choice, in order to take power naked.
“While their plan is crystal clear and they are making successful progress day by day, it is unclear what the Democratic plan is to stop it.
For months, Joe Manchin suspended the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to hunt down Republican votes to end their buccaneering. This plan failed. Miserably.
“Republicans have launched a multi-pronged war on our democracy – from attacks on the right to vote, to daily lies about the last election, to bogus state audits and the refusal to allow an impartial investigation into the biggest attack. against our homeland since 9/11.
"In the face of this five-alert fire, it's high time for Democrats in Congress to stop pretending that Republicans are a ruling party. And it's high time for Democrats in Congress to stop pretending that Republicans care about our democracy or the right to vote.
“An obscure Senate rule is no more important than our basic right to vote. We can either have a democracy or filibuster. But Republicans are proving we can't have it both ways.
“The choice is entirely up to the Democrats. But every day they allow Republicans to obstruct this law is another day our democracy and freedom of choice are under attack. »