As long as Mitch McConnell wields the power, he controls exactly how cooperative the Senate will be. President Elect Biden still has time to change that.

In his Saturday night victory speech, President-Elect Joe Biden announced his desire to cooperate with Congress and called on both Democrats and Republicans to cooperate together with him. It’s an important goal, considering Congress has been unable to find consensus on any much-needed pandemic relief since April. However, just like every major bill passed by the House of Representatives in the last two years, this call for cooperation is likely to fall flat at the feet of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. As long as McConnell wields the power in the Senate, he controls exactly how much cooperation the Senate…

Charles Skold

Millennial & bi in Portland, Maine. Thinking about politics & believing in justice. @CharlesSkold

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