Cheney Jumps In The On The Filibuster

Vice President Dick Cheney said Friday he would vote in the Senate to stop filibusters of judicial nominees if given the chance. That means President Bush is breaking his word to stay out of the fight over Senate rules, Democratic leader Harry Reid responded

"Last week, I met with the president and was encouraged when he told me he would not become involved in Republican efforts to break the Senate rules," Reid said. "Now, it appears he was not being honest, and that the White House is encouraging this raw abuse of power."

When I first was introduced to Harry Reid, I thought, "What is the democratic party thinking?" He seemed too soft spoken, too nice a guy to get into the trenches. I have to give Reid credit. He's been a very outspoken leader, and is not rolling over to the GOP's idiocy.


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