Politico, “Joe Biden signals openness to eliminating Senate filibuster”

From Politico: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday signaled he would be open to the Senate ending its practice of imposing a 60-vote threshold for most legislation, a positional shift from the Democratic presidential nominee who spent more than 35 years as a senator. In comments to journalists Monday that were reported by The…

This new Donald Trump Jr. book cover is eminently mockable

x Do you think we should tell @DonaldJTrumpJr that there’s a typo on his book cover? He means “the Democrats’ defense of the indefensible.” pic.twitter.com/SVSEiThDjn— Garrett M. Graff (@vermontgmg) July 11, 2020 Here’s a screen grab in case you can’t read the tweet: Thing 1: There’s a grammatical error … on the fucking cover. It should…

GOP’s Cornyn repeatedly threatened judges; now demands Schumer apology

Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Thursday expressed regret that he “used the words I used yesterday” in warning Supreme Court Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch of the public backlash their reproductive rights rulings will produce. While Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proclaimed, “There is nothing to call this except a threat,” more than a…

How Many Bidens Does it Take to Get a Bolton?

New story up from the Washington Post: Senate Democrats privately mull witness trade in impeachment trial: A Biden for Bolton Several Senate Democrats are privately discussing the possibility of calling Republicans’ bluff on witnesses, weighing an unusual trade in President Trump’s impeachment trial: the testimony of Hunter Biden for the testimony of a key administration…