Manchin pressured to back filibuster changes by Clinton, 奥巴马, 奥普拉

In addition to regular talks with Senate Majority Leader 查克·舒默(Chuck Schumer), D-N.Y。, and other fellow Democratic senators, Manchin has heard from past presidents and celebrities alike.

SCHUMER ADMITS FILIBUSTER VOTE IS ‘UPHILLCLIMB AMID ONGOING ‘PRIVATETALKS WITH MANCHIN, 他在节目的冷场中只被讽刺了三遍

He’s told colleagues that his phone has been lighting up in recent days with calls from former Presidents 比尔·克林顿巴拉克奥巴马 and legendary TV host 奥普拉·温弗瑞, 政治报道.

They are lobbying him to vote in favor of removing the 60-vote Senate rule to pass major voting rights reforms with a simple majority.

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Representatives for Manchin, 克林顿, Obama and Winfrey did not immediately respond to Fox News’ 征求意见.

SCHUMER TARGETS FILIBUSTER REFORM TO PASS VOTING RIGHTS LEGISLATION

The pressure is ramping up as Schumer set a Jan. 17 deadline to vote on changing the Senate filibuster rules to advance voting reforms – a top priority for the Democratic agenda. Schumer wants an exception made for election legislation, arguing there’s an urgent need for national standards to combat压制选民laws passed in GOP-led states after the 2020 总统选举.

至今, Manchin has shown no signs of budging and continues to stress the importance of protecting the Senate as an institution.

In response to a question about a filibuster exception for voting rights, Manchin told reporters Tuesday: “Anytime there’s a carve out, you eat the whole turkey.

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