Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights
U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday said he thinks the Senate should override the legislative filibuster to protect abortion and other privacy rights. Biden said he will meet with state governors about the Supreme Court's abortion ruling on Friday.
Biden Calls For Dropping Filibuster Rules To Put Abortion Rights Into Law
(CNN) — President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he would support making an exception to the filibuster — the 60-vote threshold in the Senate needed to pass most legislation — in order to codify abortion rights and the right to privacy through legislation passed by Congress.Asked about what executive action he would use to strengthen abortion rights following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Biden said, “The most important …