John Boehner: Filibuster Reform ‘Designed To Marginalize Senate Republicans’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner joined fellow Republicans in the Senate on Thursday in their battle to stop Democrats controlling that chamber from curbing filibusters, threatening to ignore bills the Senate sends him if Democrats have abused GOP senators’ rights to slow consideration of legislation.The threat by Boehner, R-Ohio, represents an unusual escalation across the Capitol building of a bitter partisan fight that has been brewing in the Senate for weeks. It also underscores a Republican effort to retain as much power as they can next year, when Democrats will control the White House and Senate and Republicans will lead only the House.Read More…
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John Boehner: Filibuster Reform ‘Designed To Marginalize Senate Republicans’

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