Biden needs to use the power of his office to end the filibuster
Biden has a choice to make — does he want to establish his legacy as a president who fought for voting rights, or not?
In order to be remembered as a president who fought for voting rights, Biden must do more than ask the Senate to pass voting rights legislation. He knows as well as we do that bills like the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act won’t make it through the Senate unless we abolish the filibuster.
Biden must publicly and unequivocally support abolishing the filibuster to clear the way for these crucial reforms. It’s time for Biden to be the leader he promised to be and call on the Senate to end the filibuster and protect our right to vote.
We’re counting on him to do the right thing.
Jennifer Klenke, of Ranson