Arizona Democrats Pass Resolution Condemning Sen. Krysten Sinema
The Arizona Democratic party passed a resolution on Saturday condemning Sen. Krysten Sinema (D-Arizona) for opposing the elimination of a legislative filibuster and the party’s $3.5 trillion reconciliation budget bill. The resolution passed 415-99.
The bill warned Sinema that the party will “closely watch” her votes from now on, and she will “officially on record” be given “a vote of NO CONFIDENCE” if she does not end up voting for the Democrats’ reconciliation bill.
The Arizona Democrats are also encouraging Sinema to support ending the filibuster to pass “urgent legislation,” such as the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
If Sinema fails to meet these requests, she risks facing a possible censure. Sinema could also “potentially lose the support of the ADP in 2024.”
“We all are facing a critical crossroads and nothing less than our Democracy is at stake, and as all indicators show Democrats could lose both the House and Senate in 2022 if we do not “deliver the goods” by passing voting rights, healthcare, Medicare expansion, two-year free college funding, immigration reform, specifically a path to citizenship for Dreamers, labor rights, green jobs, Climate Emergency/environmental protection legislation and more,” said the Arizona Democratic Party in their resolution.