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Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:21 PM

Trump wants to "take on" the "archaic" rules of House & Senate, "for the good of the nation"



“We don't have a lot of closers in politics, and I understand why: It's a very rough system. It's an archaic system.”

“You look at the rules of the Senate, even the rules of the House — but the rules of the Senate and some of the things you have to go through — it's really a bad thing for the country, in my opinion. They're archaic rules. And maybe at some point we're going to have to take those rules on, because, for the good of the nation, things are going to have to be different.”

“You can't go through a process like this. It's not fair. It forces you to make bad decisions. I mean, you're really forced into doing things that you would normally not do except for these archaic rules.”

“I think, you know, the filibuster concept is not a good concept to start off with,” he said

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/04/29/trump-is-now-talking-about-consolidating-his-own-power/?utm_term=.0352f895c26a&wpisrc=nl_most-draw10&wpmm=1

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Reply Trump wants to "take on" the "archaic" rules of House & Senate, "for the good of the nation" (Original post)
Miles Archer Apr 2017 OP
tenorly Apr 2017 #1
The Velveteen Ocelot Apr 2017 #2
LibTexan49 Apr 2017 #3
yallerdawg Apr 2017 #4
DK504 Apr 2017 #5
LOL Lib Apr 2017 #6
tomhagen Apr 2017 #7
Sculpin Beauregard Apr 2017 #8

Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:25 PM

1. Another thieving despot who wants to usurp legislative powers for himself.

How original.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:26 PM

2. Too bad. The House and the Senate make their own rules.

The president - that is, the executive branch - doesn't get to change them. It's that old constitutional separation of powers thing, which evidently Dolt 45 hasn't figured out yet.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:30 PM

3. U.S. Constitution

He wants to be a dictator who would change the checks and balances set up by the framers of the Constitution 228 years ago. He is a narcissistic idiot!

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:32 PM

4. Sounds like someone told him about the 60 vote filibuster rule in the Senate.

McConnell has been lying low lately, hasn't he?

I would bet we are going to go to 'simple majority vote' in the Senate for everything not specified in constitution.

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:32 PM

5. So; we party like it's 1933?

Where will e the safe zones in America if this psychotic moron gets to do half of what he wants?

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:34 PM

6. No mention of the "archaic and racist" rule about the electoral college though.

Tuck you Frump

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 02:54 PM

7. This Clown thinks any god damn thing is does is "Tremendous". Sales Malarkey

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Response to Miles Archer (Original post)

Sun Apr 30, 2017, 03:15 PM

8. Keep defecating from your facial orifice, Cheeto!

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