Clyburn says Dems’ voting reform bills on "life support" — but not dead

“They may be on life support, but, you know, John Lewis and others did not give up after the ’64 Civil Rights Act. That’s why he got the ’65 Voting Rights Act,” Clyburn (D-SC) said on CNN’s “State of the Union.”

“So, I want to tell everybody, we’re not giving up. We’re going to fight. And we plan to win, because the people of good will are going to break their silence and help us win this battle,” Clyburn added…

Clyburn, the House majority whip, said Sinema is wrong about opposing creating a filibuster carveout for voting rights, noting that Democrats and Republicans agreed to a one-time exception to the Senate rule last month to raise the debt ceiling.

“Why? Because we don’t put the full faith and credit of the United States at risk. No one has asked her to eliminate the filibuster. The filibuster is there for all of these issues that may be policy issues,” he said.