From Roll Call:

James Wallner, a legislative procedure expert now at the R Street Institute, made that argument in 2017, saying Republicans could have used the rule to get to a confirmation vote for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee without changing the Senate precedents.

“Doing so simply requires the Senate to remain in the same legislative day until the filibustering members have exhausted their ability to speak on the nominee in question,” Wallner wrote in a Heritage Foundation report.

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