Many Trumpers here echo GOP talking points about who is to blame for the ongoing degradation of the government. This usually comes up in discussions about the filibuster and the nuclear option, with Trumpers almost reflexively blaming Democrats
Well, . . . PLACE YOUR BETS because there’s a real life “apples to apples” comparison on the table right now. The Senate Parliamentarian just cut the minimum wage forom the DEM CV19 bill.
Why does that matter? Because when the GOP was faced with a nearly identical ruling form the Parliamentarian THEY FIRED HIM
Will the VP step in? Will Schumer fire the Parliamentarian? Trumpers have said that Biden is under the control of AOC and the socialists. Its that wing of the party who wants the min wage, so maybe this will be the moment where the Dems match the GOP and fire the Parliamentarian?
Do the Dems channel Trent Lott and fire the Parliamentarian?
Progressives urge White House to overrule top Senate official and include $15 minimum wage in COVID-19 relief bill Progressives began to almost immediately pressure the Biden administration to overturn the decision