Joe Biden: ‘When I came to the U.S. Senate 120 years ago’
“With regard to the filibuster, I believe we should go back to the position of the filibuster that existed just when I came to the United State’s Senate 120 years ago.”
Biden became a Senator when he was 29 and served for 36 years.
Many top Democrats have argued that the filibuster is a ‘racist’ practice and have advocated for its demise. Republicans, like Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, say that argument is meant “to justify a partisan power grab in the present.”
Biden has made it a priority to fight the filibuster.
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