16) 2017: The PRESIDING OFFICER: The precedent of November 21, 2013, did not apply to nominations to the Supreme Court. Those nominations are considered under plain language of rule XXII. The point of order is not sustained.
VP Harris now on Capitol Hill, presiding over the Senate ahead of vote to end filibuster on voting rights bill and prospective vote to alter the filibuster. Harris's vote would be required to break a tie in the Senate and change the filibuster.
In the long, long ago days of 1991, here’s how the Senate passed a campaign finance bill — S.3. The Senate spent days debating it. There were amendments. And then the presiding officer announced that it was time to vote on the bill. It passed with fewer than 60 votes.
When Biden wakes up tomorrow afternoon, somebody’s gonna have to tell him he’s now officially presiding over the collapse of the Democrat party
I asked @RepAdamSchiff : At time when many have lost faith in govt, does the fact that the Chief Justice is presiding over an impeachment trial in which GOP senators refuse witnesses or evidence contribute to the loss of legitimacy of the Chief Justice, SCOTUS, & Constitution?
It is a sad day for America to see Senator McConnell humiliate the Chief Justice of the United States into presiding over a vote which rejected our nation’s judicial norms, precedents and institutions which uphold the Constitution and the rule of law.
The President is presiding over a winning economy - there is no reason to lie about it, yet he is. Began the speech with a lie - His election did NOT end years of economic decay - first 3yrs created less jobs than last 3 under Obama - unemployment fell at a slower rate too