Skip to comments.The 16 Republicans Who Voted Against The Filibuster
Posted on 04/11/2013 10:26:25 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
In response to Schumer-Toomey Gun Control Bill Gets 68 Votes for Cloture; Now Passes to Full Senate for Lay-Up Passage:
Via Roll Call:
The Republicans who voted against the filibuster are
Sens. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee
Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire
Richard M. Burr of North Carolina
Saxby Chambliss of Georgia
Tom Coburn of Oklahoma
Susan Collins of Maine
Bob Corker of Tennessee
Jeff Flake of Arizona
Lindsey Graham of South Carolina
Dean Heller of Nevada
John Hoeven of North Dakota
Johnny Isakson of Georgia
Mark S. Kirk of Illinois
John McCain of Arizona
Patrick J. Toomey of Pennsylvania
Roger Wicker of Mississippi
--Remember the names. This is not a harmless bill.
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They voted without ever looking at the bill.
Cloture is a motion or process in parliamentary procedure aimed at bringing debate to a quick end. It is also called closure or, informally, a guillotine.
It’s time to admit that the vast majority of congresscritters are indeed critters....and should be treated with as much respect as libtards treat a foetus.
Their argument was that Reid said they could debate the bill and offer amendments. When harry ends debate and allows no amendments to be voted on we’ll see how they explain their vote.
Tom Coburn is the biggest disappointment by far.
Ashamed to say Susan Collins is my Senator.
The final bill can be filibustered according to news reports.
Each needs a Primary Opponent now.
These 17 in effect voted for the communists taking away guns. They should no longer be considered Republicans and if possible retire them the next election cycle for each one.
Facebook recall pages?
How in the world did Arizona end up with TWO Rino Traitors? C’mon, AZ...what gives?
Lindsey and John, shooting us in the back again.
Not only that, but any amendments as well. These reports are totally wrong. These folks need to brush up on Senate procedure. This was a meaningless vote.
Until a few years ago, no one ever even had to have a cloture vote to proceed to a bill unless one or two Senators were objecting to proceeding. It just didn’t happen. Many bills died on filibusters, but not before the amendment process started. I think the world will look very different a week from now as far as who is voting where on this thing - both R’s and D’s.
These bloggers have become so used to not seeing a bill actually considered and opened for amendment in the Senate that they think this vote is determinate of something as far as the outcome. Just keep the heat on and we shall see.
Out of those 16 GOP Senators,
Dined with Obama at the WH last night.
We’re told that the vote allowed the bill to proceed with the provision that it receives free opportunity for amending and free and full opportunity for debating.
That means there will be other opportunities for filibustering or killing the bill.
And it still has to pass the House, no matter what comes out of the Senate.
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