Chairperson Zoe Lofgren's statement on today's GOP filibuster of the Senate's Freedom to Vote Act:
“Senator Manchin and others have worked tirelessly to find common ground and compromise across the aisle, only to find none. It is profoundly disappointing that the minority party, through unyielding obstructionism, is empowered to dictate the agenda of the United States Senate. It’s time to restore democracy to the Senate and send the Freedom to Vote Act to the President’s desk to ensure that every voice is heard and our elections reflect the will of the American people.”
Read more: https://cha.house.gov/media/press-releases/lofgren-statement-republican-filibuster-freedom-vote-act
Lofgren issued a statement after Senate Republicans filibustered legislation to protect our freedom to vote by making sure voting options are equally accessible across all 50 states, reducing the scourge of dark money in our politics, and prohibiting partisan gerrymandering.