House Democrats are debating HR1, which is “the Democratic majority’s package overhauling voting, campaign finance and ethics law,” as Roll Call put it. Will it have a chance in the Senate? Here’s Mitch McConnell answering that question, with a bonus answer about voting on the Green New Deal:
— CSPAN (@cspan) March 6, 2019
Reporter: "Why is the Green New Deal getting a vote in the Senate when HR1 is not?"
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell: "Because I get to decide what we vote on." pic.twitter.com/StjnPoYLez
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) March 6, 2019
Well, there it is!
COCAINE MITCH. https://t.co/NTzRBSQgXS
— Pradheep J. Shanker, M.D., M.S. (@Neoavatara) March 6, 2019
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) March 6, 2019
Savage Cocaine Mitch! ?? https://t.co/OyTw0MQI59
— genarko (@sitecorerican) March 6, 2019
— Monique Mortise (@mmonique65) March 6, 2019
— RBe (@RBPundit) March 6, 2019
But the Dems should at least be happy that the Green New Deal resolution will get a vote, right? Actually they’re not, and McConnell knows it.