Mitch McConnell Issues Filibuster Warning To Democrats: Prepare For ‘Scorched-Earth Senate’

Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (Kentucky) issued a warning to Democrats on Tuesday. “Let me say this very clearly for all 99 of my colleagues: Nobody serving in this chamber can even begin, can even begin, to imagine what a completely scorched-earth Senate would look like,” McConnell said. His comment comes a day after Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) spoke out against the 60-vote legislative filibuster, calling it a “weapon of mass destruction” holding the Senate “hostage.” The idea of reverting the legislative filibuster back to a “talking filibuster” has garnered support from Democratic senators….

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