Will Democrats Really Nuke the Filibuster—and What Happens If They Do?
James Wallner writes in Reason:
A growing number of Biden’s supporters want Senate Democrats to abolish the filibuster through another route: the so-called nuclear option. This is a procedural maneuver senators can use to ignore, circumvent, or otherwise change the Senate’s standing rules by a simple majority vote in direct violation of those rules. Basically, they create a new precedent that is inconsistent with Rule 22 but nevertheless supersedes it.
Read his full piece, “Will Democrats Really Nuke the Filibuster—and What Happens If They Do?” here.