Inslee: Filibuster, Electoral College Need ‘To Go’ for Health Care, Climate Change Reform

Posted on April 11, 2019 8:00 am

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Washington governor and Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee said that if America is to make any major reforms in health care and in climate change, it would first need to scrap “archaic” institutions like the Electoral College and the Senate filibuster.

Inslee, who is running a climate change centered campaign for president, made the remarks Thursday during an appearance on CBS This Morning with John Dickerson, Gayle King, and Norah O’Donnell. During the segment, Inslee was asked about his recent calls to “reform” or abandon longstanding pillars of the country’s constitutional framework.

“You seem to accept, though, that this system has to