Skip to comments.Democrats CANNOT use $3.5trillion spending bill to give millions of immigrants a pathway to citizenship, Senate's parliamentarian rules
Posted on 09/19/2021 11:30:09 PM PDT by blueplum
Democrats cannot use their $3.5 trillion spending bill to give millions of immigrants a pathway to citizenship, the Senate´s parliamentarian ruled late Sunday in a crushing blow to the party's agenda.
The decision by Elizabeth MacDonough, the Senate´s nonpartisan interpreter of its rules, is a potentially damaging setback for President Joe Biden, congressional Democrats and their allies in the pro-immigration and progressive communities.
It badly damages Democrats´ hopes of unilaterally enacting - over Republican opposition - changes letting several categories of immigrants gain permanent residence ...
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
The DemComs are plotting...
Following the same procedure as with cloture for judges, I bet a Senator will make a point of order that the Parliamentarian is wrong, and all it will take is a majority vote on the point of order to overrule the Parliamentarian.
Then voila, amnesty can be in reconciliation forever!
You don’t see this news in America.
This Senate Parlementarian is truly nonpartisan.
She may have singlehandedly saved America.
That they even tried is scandalous. That the parliamentarian invoked the rule of law is amazing in today’s climate of disrespect for the law, but much appreciated (David Limbaugh, Twitter).
She should hire someone to start her car every morning...
Cannot, but they will.
Pfffft...rules are for serfs.
Bookie not taking any bets says their game is rigged.
the republic is hanging by a parliamentarian thread
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