Ryan Thomas: As West Burns, McConnell Says Filibuster Will Be “Firewall”on Progressive Legislation Like Climate Action

September 15, 2020 – After Mitch McConnell said that efforts to abolish the legislative filibuster will “permanently disfigure” the Senate and that Republicans will use the filibuster as a “firewall” against progressive legislation, Stand Up America spokesperson Ryan Thomas issued the following statement: Mitch McConnell has shamelessly declared that GOP senators will use the filibuster as a ‘firewall’ against any […]