Despite a record to the contrary, some corners of our country believe Congress has an obligation to ‘get things done.’ Regarding getting legislation through the Senate, the question was posed, ‘Can we get some place where things don’t have to be perfect and get something done?”
Former House of Representative from South Carolina and Former Attorney Trey Gowdy, weighed in with his assessment.
“Apparently not. Not in an even numbered year.”
“Remember, Tim sat down with Dick Durban, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris. And they said, ‘we have 20 problems with your bill.’ and Tim’s response was, ‘Ok, I’ll give you 20 amendments. You have 20 problems. I’ll give you 20 amendment.’ Let’s see if we can fix this. Let’s say goodbye to politics, at least on something as important as the criminal justice system. I’ll give you an amendment for every problem you have with our bill.’”
“And unfortunately, Kamala Harris put her vice presidential aspirations ahead of what is best for this country.”
“So, don’t blame Tim Scott. Blame the people who would not take an amendment for every single problem they had with the bill. Now they’re trying to put it back together. I was sitting by Tim Scott when he got a call from Karen Bass. I think Karen is trying to put it back together.”
“But it is politics. It is a desire to win in November that is the reason we don’t have police right now.”