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Trump says removing filibuster would be "catastrophic for the Republican Party"

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2021
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Former President Trump warned the GOP that removing the filibuster would be "catastrophic for the Republican Party" during an interview on the podcast “The Truth with Lisa Boothe."

Flashback: Trump told Republican lawmakers in 2018 that keeping the filibuster would be "the end of the party," insisting that Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) would eliminate it as soon as Democrats took the majority, Politico reported at the time.

Why it matters: Schumer has faced mounting pressure from progressives to remove the filibuster for priority issues like climate change and...

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