Senate Republicans blocked debate on the Freedom to Vote act on Wednesday. The bill would address some of the voting restrictions many Republicans states have enacted since the 2020 election.
The legislation was shot down thanks to the filibuster, which requires 60 votes to begin and end debate on most bills. Many liberals have called for it to be abolished or reformed, but some Senate Democrats such as Joe Manchin are steadfastly opposed to doing so.
A thoroughly pissed off Don Lemon reacted during Wednesday night’s extended handoff with Chris Cuomo. Lemon predicted that voting rights would be the hill that Democrats die on.
“It will be the hill the Democratic Party dies on because that’s what voters want,” said