In a post a couple weeks, Outgunned, I talked about the Obama administration gun rule that the House had just voted to overturn and explained why Democrats would not be able to block it with a filibuster when it came up for a vote in the Senate. Today, the Senate held that vote, and by a vote of 57-43 the measure to overturn the Obama rule passed. Now all that’s needed to make it official is President Trump’s signature.
(The gun rule itself – which had been labeled a background check law or mental illness law as shorthand, when it passed the House – is a little more complicated than those headlines made it seem, so please read “the gun rule” section of Outgunned if you want a reminder of what this rule is about). And, if you’re looking at that number of “yea” votes and wondering, the Democrats who voted to overturn the rule are: Joe Donnelly, Joe Manchin, Jon Tester and Heidi Heitkamp, along with Independent Senator Angus King (who caucuses with the Democrats).
Our country is becoming less and less safe with the Cheeto leading us!
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I always did prefer Cheez Doodles
There are some smart democrats and most of them named Joe. Papa
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