The Democratic Party has begun the fight to save net neutrality in our government by using the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to attempt to reverse Trump’s FCC pick, Ajit Pai, and his rollback of consumer protections.
That vote to bring the bill to the floor for debate and a vote included Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, John Kennedy of Louisiana, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and signaled to many that the final vote would pass.
The final vote is in with the “ayes” getting 52 votes against 47 “nays.”
This is just one of three big hurdles that the restoration of net neutrality must get past, the second two are the Republican House and finally, the orange idiot in chief.
“Today is a monumental day,” said Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., during debate on the bill. “Today we show the American people who sides with them, and who sides with the powerful special interests and corporate donors who are thriving under this administration.”
Senator John Thune (R-SD) reiterated the telecom lobbyist position that a “light touch” will make America great again. Sen. John Thune is a dummy. Speaker Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said something about “bipartisan legislation” being a better way to go forward—the same Mitch McConnell that hijacked our Supreme Court.