Politics

Clyburn: U.S. Senate thinks it is the ‘House of Lords’

Mike Riggs Contributor

The third-ranking House Democrat said Monday the Senate thinks of itself as a “House of Lords” that happens to be out of touch with voters.

Majority Whip James Clyburn’s (D-S.C.) remarks are one of the most significant public shots taken at the Senate by a Democratic leader since healthcare negotiations between the two chambers stalled.

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