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Rule Change Pushed By Harry Reid Could Allow Trump To Get All Of His Appointments Confirmed

Alex Pfeiffer, Daily Caller

In 2013, Sen. Reid and other Democrats pushed forward with a rule change dubbed the “nuclear option” to eliminate filibusters for all presidential nominations except Supreme Court justices. This means that a simple majority of 51 votes instead of 60 votes is necessary to confirm executive office appointments.

http://dailycaller.com/2016/11/19/rule-change-pushed-by-harry-reid-could-allow-trump-to-get-all-of-his-appointments-confirmed/