Charles Cushman Speaks With Voice of Russia On Filibuster

On Thursday, the Senate agreed to lower the amount of votes needed to break a filibuster from 60 to 51. Reid says the drastic decision was borne out of frustration from repeated Republican attempts to block President Obama’s judicial and executive nominees.

Republicans have countered saying the Democrats will regret this move as soon as they no longer hold the majority in the Senate.

Have the Democrats shot themselves in the foot?

VOR host Crystal Park speaks with Chuck Cushman, Senior Fellow with the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University.

Listen to the entire interview at Voice of Russia>>