Since the Senate Majority Leader has closed down “the greatest deliberative body in the world” by invoking Rule XIX against Senator Elizabeth Warren, I take the opportunity to share what Mitch McConnell was so afraid to have heard.
“Anyone who has used the power of his office as United States Attorney to intimidate and chill the free exercise of the ballot by citizens should not be elevated to our courts.”
Here’s the cover letter:
Full document here:
Update, 2/8 11am Pacific: Apparently, Rule XIX has not been invoked since 1979; and apparently, it is relevant to Senator McConnell when a female senator quotes the letter, and not when a male senator quotes it.