President Joe Biden will head to Capitol Hill on Thursday for a special meeting with Senate Democrats to push them to kill the filibuster in order to pass voting rights legislation.
The president will ‘discuss the push to pass voting rights and potential changes to Senate rules,’ a senior Democratic aide told DailyMail.com. The in-person meeting will take place in the the Kennedy Caucus Room, which is a large conference room in Russell Senate Office Building.
The meeting comes as both sides have ratched up the rhetoric ahead of the November midterm election, which will decide which party controls the House and Senate. The battle is turning increasingly personal with members of both parties upping the ante in the attacks.
Biden, who served in the Senate 36 years, called the institution a ‘shell of its former self’ in a fiery speech in Atlanta on Tuesday, where he called for sweeping voting legislation to be passed. And he attacked Republicans for not having the ‘courage’ to stand…