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Senate GOP activates "nuclear option" to accelerate Trump candidates

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks off the House floor following a speech by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a Joint Meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, having been invited by the bipartisan leadership of the House of Representatives and the Senate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Republicans used the "nuclear option" to reduce the time of the debate in favor of changing the rules of the Senate and in most of the presidential candidates.

This move paves the way for President Donald Trump to confirm the presidential and executive elections, and the Republican Party comes in deep frustration with Democratic delays.

Senate Democrats called the decision unnecessary and detrimental to the Senate precedent, and was another sign of the upcoming demise of the filibuster.

CTM News | 3rd April 2019

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