CLC's Trevor Potter on filibuster and provisions of the Freedom to Vote Act
Trevor Potter is a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission. He was deputy general counsel to Bush’s 1988 campaign and John McCain’s 2008 and 2000 presidential campaigns. “[The Freedom to Vote Act] hasn’t been rejected by the Senate because they haven’t had a vote on it. They haven’t even had debate on it. They have been prevented from discussing it because as you know under the Senate rules, the way a filibuster works is that somebody can object to opening debate and you can’t have the discussion,” said Potter.
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