FULL INTERVIEW: Rep. James Comer addresses various topics including gun control

FULL INTERVIEW: Rep. James Comer addresses various topics including gun control

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) – Congressman James Comer virtually sat down with 13 News on Tuesday and discussed a variety of topics, from gun control to getting vaccinated, to the border crisis among others. Q: Now, kind of switching gears a little bit, the filibuster, should we abolish it? Should we not? What do you think? A: No, I think we need to keep the rules in place and that’s the way Congress was designed. The Senate was designed to be different than the house, the house is majority rule. In the Senate, it was designed to be more of a consensus-building, branch of government, and what we had in the past has worked very well there. The Senate was created to move slower than the house. That’s frustrating for me, a lot of times when I have a bill passed the house or a bill I’m interested in that passes the house, it goes to the Senate, and it seems like it takes forever, but that’s the way our founding fathers designed it and what you have now is basically a split America, you have a house that Pelosi could only lose five votes in the House of Representatives for a bill to pass on a part along partisan lines in the Senate, it’s 50-50, with the vice president breaking the top, that’s not a mandate, and that’s not the time or scenario to drastically change things like the filibuster.” Q: Now, kind of your thoughts on the […]

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