Comment: He was never going to do a talking filibuster

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He was never going to do a talking filibuster

The Democrats will never let Rand control the Senate floor to do that again.

What Rand was thinking about doing was force the Senate to get 60 votes to overcome a filibuster. He got attacked by other Senators today for wanting Congress to debate and vote on AUMF but would then filibuster to prevent a debate.

He got what he wanted in terms of Congress actually voting on a AUMF. The fight now moves to the House where there's a chance to defeat it.