In the event of a Senate emergency, break glass
Monty Hall time?
“Everyone knows that I am very independent-minded.”
“How long you are on it is a different matter.”
“Democrats … will rue the day, as they have before.”
“Nine seems to be a good number. It’s been that way for a long time.”
“You can shame people to do things the right way.”
“We didn’t have the discipline, unlike Mitch McConnell.”
At least for a few months, anyway
The hair of the dog?
Don’t blame the filibuster.
“Working out this deal and then saying she’s not going to vote for it? Come on. She was at the table.”
“Pelosi has to answer to angry members of her base, and try to placate them…”
“There is nothing in the history of the Senate remotely like what we’re facing right now.”
“I decide the priority.”
“Our new president, of course, has not been in this line of work before.”
Huckabee: Repeal the 17th Amendment, too.
“I did not come to Washington to hurt people.”
Sanctuary city crackdown passes on party-line vote.
House bill “dead on arrival.”
“Hopefully we won’t wreck the place while we’re here.”
“That will not happen.”
Also: Get rid of the filibuster.
“Democrats have far dirtier hands when it comes to erosion of the institutional pillars of the Senate.”
Senators, heal thyselves.
Another Reid Option?
Should it be?
Push the button.
Ayotte: Senate Dems forcing McConnell to go nuclear.
“I think action needs to be taken.”
Don’t bother. It’s too late
“Much smaller service, much higher prices.”