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Bernie Sanders: 'I'm not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster'

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19.02.2019

Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, who on Tuesday announced he was running for president, surprisingly said, 'I'm not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster."

In reality, maintaining the requirement that major legislation needs 60 votes to pass makes it effectively impossible that his sweeping proposals will ever get enacted.

In an interview with CBS This Morning, host John Dickerson asked Sanders, "Is it possible to have bipartisan 'Let's reason together' in Washington, or do you need to do things like get rid of the filibuster to get through some of the systemic things that block Republicans and Democrats?"

"No, I'm not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster,"........

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