Top Trump ally Lindsey Graham praises Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema for refusing to abolish the filibuster

Apr 22, 2021 - Business Insider

Sen. Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina Republican, explicitly praised two Democratic senators - Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona - for rejecting their party's efforts to eliminate the Senate filibuster.

The chamber's filibuster requires 60 votes to pass legislation and both Democrats have pledged to reject pressure from their own party and stand with Republicans to protect the rule.

"I want to thank...