On Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to the senate floor to oppose attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions. Warren used an opposition letter sent by Coretta Scott King when Sessions was up for federal judgeship in 1986.
As she spoke the words of King, Senator Mitch McConnell silenced Warren by invoking Rule 19, which states, "No Senator in debate shall, directly or indirectly, by any form of words, impute to another Senator or to other Senators any conduct or motive unworthy or unbecoming a Senator."
"She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted."
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